Unlimited reading, ¿business or not?
Last week Amazon revealed its all-you-can read subscription model, Amazon Unlimited. For the time being the streaming reading service, which gives you unlimited access to over 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks, is available in the US for 9.99 US$ per month. After the dispute between Amazon and Hachette, presumably about eBooks rights, is this finally the end of publishing? Will this be Amazon’s final step to control some day 100% of book sales (in the US, Amazon already controls 50% of all book sales)? Read more