Some Notes on Vox, Amazon, and Publishing Experiences

Yesterday, Vox posted a piece by Matt Yglesias that makes the case against book publishers, and argues that “readers will be better off” once they’re gone. There’s plenty to debate in this piece, and plenty that I disagree with. Right about now would be a good time to mention that Emily Gould has written a lengthy response to Yglesias’s piece, and it’s a comprehensive response to (and, in many cases, rebuttal of) it. Rather than getting into the minutiae of this debate, […]

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