What's the real story behind the Amazon-S&S deal? What’s the real story behind the Amazon-S&S deal?

Conspiracy theories about the surprising deal between Simon & Schuster and Amazon ran rampant in the publishing industry yesterday. They started with the announcement of the deal itself—because the newsRead more »

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