I read. I write. I spend all together too much time on the internet.
I talk incessantly about books, TV and movies.
I write for Hello Giggles
, and tweet frequently as Bookoisseur
amazon i hate you
Watching Amazon practice “business” with indie bookstores feels like being forced to watch Hunger Games with a sister playing tribute.
There is no point in fighting them or explaining to them that we should be able to coexist civilly in the marketplace,” she wrote me. “I don’t think they care. I do think it’s worthwhile explaining to customers that the lowest price point does not always represent the best deal. If you like going to a bookstore then it’s up to you to support it. If you like seeing the people in your community employed, if you think your city needs a tax base, if you want to buy books from a person who reads, don’t use Amazon.
— Ann Patchett via @NYTimes Amazon’s Jungle Logic