Clash of the Titans

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Anyone who follows book news has probably heard about the e-book pricing feud between Amazon and Hachette. I wouldn't blame you if you'd decided to skim the details (let's face it: "ongoing pricing debate" is not a phrase that catches the eye when the world is full of cat videos), but The Colbert Report helpfully invited Sherman Alexie to come on the show and help clarify the issue. Alexie and Colbert (both Hachette authors) suggest a way to support at least one of the people suffering from this ongoing battle: novelist Edan Lepucki, whose debut YA book California is being featured on Cobert's website (it can be pre-ordered through Powell's Books) along with a group of free, downloadable stickers reading "I Didn't Buy It On Amazon." . . .

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