Pottermore defends selling ebooks directly

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:53 Pottermore has responded to retailers' frustrations over being unable to sell the Harry Potter ebooks, saying the idea was to "ensure ease of availability across all reading devices". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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