October 03, 2021

Dave and Goliath: maverick writer Eggers makes a stand against Amazon

Dave and Goliath: maverick writer Eggers makes a stand against Amazon Oct 03 2021 This month, Dave Eggers, the award-winning campaigning author, is to risk American sales of his new novel, The Every, by limiting access to the hardback copies. Only small bookstores will stock it. It is a typical move for Eggers, who has long pushed back against the conventions of the industry, setting up his own non-profit publishing house, McSweeney’s, in 1998, two years before his breakout bestseller A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. ... ... For the US release of the book, on Tuesday, Eggers will allow...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 3, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky chambers for $1.99 Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark for $2.99 The Accidental Alchemist by Gigi Pandian for $0.99 Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage for $2.99 (Don't) Call Me Crazy by Kelly Jensen (editor) for $1.99 Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik for $1.99 Murder on Cold Street by Sherry Thomas for $2.99 These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong for $1.99 This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper for $2.99 Annihilation by...

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