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Booksellers resist Amazon’s latest disruption

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“Amazon inspires anxiety just about everywhere, but its publishing arm is getting pushback from all sorts of booksellers, who are scorning the imprint’s most prominent title, Timothy Ferriss’s ‘The 4-Hour Chef,'” writes the New York Times. The book is a follow-up to Ferriss’s “The 4-Hour Workweek,” which sold nearly half-million copies. Although signing Ferriss was widely considered a smart move by Amazon, the backlash from brick and mortar book stores could negatively affect book sales.

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