Books after Amazon
It has been very good news for libraries that Amazon has agreed to allow checkouts of e-books on the Kindle at public libraries. At the same time, we should consider the overall practice of this company and how it could impact the book industry over the long term.
The author here compares the possibly predatory business practices of Amazon vis-a-vis the print publishing industry to how Barnes & Noble helped squeeze out smaller independent booksellers. Please read to the end!