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Initial post: Feb 13, 2012 2:59:15 PM PST
spider queen says:
Another book whose Kindle version is considerably more expensive than the paperback. I don't understand this--no printing costs, binding, shipping, stocking, mailing--what's up?

I'm starting to look at other e-formats.

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 8:20:36 PM PDT
Amazon's customer service says the price is set by the publisher, so even now with the paperback released, the kindle edition is several dollars more. My kindle is rapidly becoming a device for reading library books available in kindle format. I may have to wait a few weeks for the book I want, but it costs absolutely nothing. I also watch the daily deals, and occasionally find a Pulitzer prize winner, a great classic, etc. I don't think any other e-formats are less expensive. This agency model of e-book pricing affects the Nook as well. Both the EU and the US investigating this publisher "price-fixing".
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