TKC 279 Richard Hollick

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Book publishing veteran and creator of the Making Book blog

Interview Starts at 18:43

We decided, because we couldn’t get it together that we wouldn’t, and we didn’t. And of course now we live with the consequences, which is Amazon constantly, because it’s wildly successful, wants to get a bigger and bigger and bigger piece of the pie. So their discount demands go up, their service requirements go up, and it’s all to the detriment of the profitability of the publishing companies.

Show Notes and Links:


Amazon Prime Air video at YouTube

Prime Air at

“Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Looks to the Future” - December 1, 2013 on 60 Minutes

60 Minutes Overtime video on Prime Air

“Amazon is not alone; UPS, Google also testing delivery drones” by Salvador Rodriguez at The Los Angeles Times – December 3, 2013

“Andreas Raptopoulos: No roads? There’s a drone for that” - TED talk delivered in June, 2013.

“Amazon’s Delivery Drones” at Colbert Nation – December 2, 2013

Interview with Richard Hollick

Making Book blog

Cambridge University Press

Oxford University Press

“Compulsive Reading” by Richard Hollick at Making Book – November 14, 2013

“The Women and the Thrones” by Daniel Mendelsohn at The New York Review of Books – November 7, 2013

Next Week’s Guest

Meg Griswold, creator of the “My Kindle Classroom” blog

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