two years after drastically reducing their offerings to libraries, Penguin is returning. Publishers Weekly explains what it knows. It all seems as if it were part of the struggle with Amazon, which has a substantial share of the ebook market anywhere it has chosen to set its cloven hooves.
The drive to support indepent bookstores as part of the literary ecosystem, has its shadow side, as shown by one author who doesn't want people to buy his book through Amazon. It is, largely, a publicity stunt as The Digital Reader explains.