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Oct 15, 2016

EVP and Publisher, Open Road Integrated Media

Interview ‪starts at 15:33 and ends at 43:28

"We are not an agency publisher. So we don’t have any control over the consumer price. We set the digital list price, and we don’t have control over the consumer price. And Amazon is free to discount it to whatever price they want. And I would also point out that we are very aggressive in the number of and the frequency of which we promote our books in price promotions."

News

“Amazon Music Unlimited versus Prime Music: What’s the Difference?” by Jeff Gamet at The Mac Observer - October 12, 2016

Amazon press release on Music Unlimited service - October 12, 2016

“Amazon to Expand Grocery Business With New Convenience Stores” by Greg Bensinger and Laura Stevens at The Wall Street Journal - October 12, 2016

“If Amazon is really opening brick-and-mortar grocery stores, it’s a big deal” by Sarah Halzack at The Washington Post - October 11, 2016

Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing podcast - October 13, 2016

Tech Tip

“New! Collection management comes to MYCD (Manage Your Content and Devices)” by Bufo Calvin at I Love My Kindle - October 13, 2016

Interview with Tina Pohlman

Open Road Integrated Media

The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals (Book 1), Birds, Beasts, and Relatives (Book 2), and The Garden of the Gods (Book 3)

The Durrells in Corfu Season 1 on PBS Masterpiece

The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell

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Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Wittgenstein’s Mistress by David Markson with Afterword by David Foster Wallace

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein

The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Content

“PBS’s ‘Durells in Corfu’ gets its glow from the Greek Island” by Matthew Gilbert at The Boston Globe - October 13, 2016

“‘The Durrells in Corfu’ Review: An Island of Charm” by John Anderson at The Wall Street Journal - October 13, 2016

Next Week’s Guest

Bufo Calvin, creator of the I Love My Kindle blog

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