Amazon.com: Is Internet giant sleeping in Seattle?
The newspaper's four-part series documents Amazon's poor record on local philanthropy, its take-no-prisoners pricing war with book publishers, its showdown with states over sales tax collections and working conditions in its warehouses.
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Fiction and fact in the great book debate
Not really wishing to defend Amazon, I have to confess that, because I live in the country, my reading habits have been transformed by the online store (Letters, 9 April). Up until a few years ago, if I wanted to buy a book, I had to make a 20-mile …
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Is Amazon killing the book industry?
Poppycock, says Forbes, where one blogger opines that new authors don't need bookstores and Amazon isn't killing the book industry because the number of books being sold is growing. Forbes' Tim Worstall says Waterstone misses the point, especially when …
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