>“Amazon is the Reader’s Friend” debate tonight

“Amazon is the Reader’s Friend” debate tonight

Is book publishing an oligopoly, a dinosaur in need of disruption? Is Amazon, which accounts for 41% of all new book and 67% of all e-book sales, a monopoly? Who is doing right by readers and the future of books? I agreed to post the livestream here so our friends and readers can hear different sides of the debate. Read more about it Intelligence Squared. My articles: “Amazon update: when will the justice department step in?” and “How Amazon.com is hurting readers, authors, and publishers.”

AGAINST FOR
Franklin Foer, Former Editor, The New Republic Joe Konrath, Author & Self-Publishing Pioneer
Scott Turow, Attorney & Author Matthew Yglesias, Executive Editor, Vox
MODERATOR
John Donvan, Author & Correspondent for ABC News

 

I just wish there was a female voice in this male line-up!

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