Amazon: Is it good for books?

In the era of the Kindle, a book costs the same price as a sandwich. Dennis Johnson, an independent publisher, says that “Amazon has successfully fostered the idea that a book is a thing of minimal value—it’s a widget.”

Article published on the New Yorker by George Packer:

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/02/17/140217fa_fact_packer?currentPage=all

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