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Amazon Worries Booksellers By Publishing Big Author

Amazon is stepping up its efforts in its publishing department, bringing on the editor and agent Laurence Kirshbaum and signing cultish self-help guru (among younger men, anyway) Tim Ferriss.  As Ferriss noted in The New York Times, Amazon has “a one-to-one relationship with every one of their customers.”  And for that reason, the rest of the literary world has not reacted favorably to these two new developments.

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