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American Book Sellers Association Tries to Fight Book Pricing by Walmart

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Clay Shirky has written a great little ditty about how we should fear cartels more than behemoths like Walmart, when it comes to books.

I for one never understood how home movies have fallen in price but not books. $35 hardcovers and $20 semi-hard covers keep me from buying books new. I wait for sales or finds on ebay, Kijiji...

If you want to charge more for blockbuster authors fine. But non-fiction, little known authors, don't think so...

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