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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Amazon fails to win authors' hearts in pricing battle

The company seems to have an offer that might work for the authors, but the retail giant's approach has gained little traction.

THE NEW YORKER

Amazon, a friendly giant, as long as it's fed

What we've learned about the company from its feud with writers and publishers.

NEW YORK TIMES

Why readers are the best people to fall in love with (It's just science)

"Readers, like voicemail leavers and card writers, are now a dying breed, their numbers decreasing with every GIF list and online tabloid. The worst part about this looming extinction is that readers are proven to be nicer and smarter than the average human, and maybe the only people worth falling in love with on this shallow hell on earth."

ELITE DAILY

'Oui' to books, 'non' to Amazon

The French are sticking to books, real books. 

NEW YORK TIMES

Amazon's latest tactic: Cast Hachette as bad guy

"In a letter sent to Hachette on Tuesday and to a few authors before that, Amazon offers to give Hachette authors 100 percent of the sales price of the e-books it sells until the dispute ends."

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