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Amazon's Hachette dispute prompts authors' ad in New York Times

Bloomberg  |  New York Inc's dispute with Hachette Book Group is becoming more public by the week. On Sunday, a letter signed by more than 900 authors will be published in the New York Times, urging readers to contact Jeff Bezos, the Web store's chief executive officer, to tell him what they think of the disagreement over the price of digital books. Last week, the world's largest online retailer made its case for lower prices, saying that sales of titles go up when prices are cut, citing data gathered on its website. The spat first became public earlier this year when Amazon blocked ...

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First Published: Sat, August 09 2014. 22:18 IST