Apple’s Agency Model Scrutinized in UK: Now that Amazon has launched its UK Kindle Store, Apple’s agency model is under fire in the UK. From the Bookseller.
Building An Audience for Translation: Chad Post talks about how it needs to be done over at Publishing Perspectives.
What Makes People Pick Which Book to Buy: Another great HuffPo story (from a couple days ago), in which the author asks her friends what influences their book buying decisions. She comes up with a list of popular reasons for book buying–useful!
The House that Larsson Built: Quercus was tiny when it bought The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Now it’s really big. From the Independent.
Did Amazon Learn Business from Robber Barons?: The Vancouver Sun compares Amazon’s pricing tactics to robber barrons’ much older business tactics.
Forthcoming: Salinger’s Secrets: Turns out there’s a lengthy bio and a documentary in the works. From GalleyCat.
The Other PW on the Rumpus Book Club: Poets & Writers follows up on the Rumpus Book Club, which we reported on a few weeks ago