If e-books are the new paperbacks, why are they so expensive?

I’m not the only one who’s been saying that paperbacks are the new hardcovers, and e-books are the new paperbacks. Paperbacks are getting more expensive as publishers go with smaller print runs or print-on-demand (like us). And e-books are generally priced under $10, due in part to Amazon’s revenue-share incentives, but also due to the …

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When we say we love libraries, we mean it

This is not exactly mainstream news, but the major publishers have been battling with libraries for the past few years over the pricing and management of e-books. It boils down the money, basically. Publishers have been increasing the price of e-books to more than triple the price of the equivalent paper books.┬áTo get an idea, …

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