The U.S. government is suing to stop the book publisher Penguin Random House from buying a competitor, Simon & Schuster. The government says that the merger, which will shrink the number of large American publishers of mass-market books from five to four, will hurt some authors by reducing competition for their books.
Source: On Tech: The books merger that’s about Amazon
If you curious about the goings-on in the publishing industry, here’s some information from a tech columnist for The New York Times.
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Just like higher education over the past fifteen years or so, the publishing industry doesn’t know where it wants to land.
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