Friday, June 06, 2014

Amazon Boycott Gets a Helping Hand From Stephen Colbert - NYTimes.com

Excerpt from a sign-of-the-times snapshot

"He brought on a Hachette author, Sherman Alexie, who plugged the Hachette book, “California,” by Edan Lepucki. Mr. Colbert urged people to buy it at the independent Portland, Ore., store Powell’s, tweeting to his six million followers, “Together we can #CutDownTheAmazon.” Powell’s struggled to keep up with the orders as “California,” a first novel, immediately became its No. 1 best-seller."
Amazon Boycott Gets a Helping Hand From Stephen Colbert - NYTimes.com
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