Editorial Director for Amazon.com books
Interview starts at 21:41
The kinds of books that we call out—we do see that some of them go on to be successful. Did we call it, or did we cause it? I don’t know. I wouldn’t claim credit for it, but I’m thrilled to be part of the conversation. And I think that writers and readers know that we are.
Show Notes and Links:
TKC 102 with Sara, Stephen, and Kristen
TKC 119 with Stephen on Ender’s Game
#AmazonCart video on Amazon’s YouTube Channel
“Why Amazon wants you to use Twitter hashtags to shop” by Donna Tam at CNET – May 6, 2014
“Is my Paperwhite 1st or 2nd Generation” – discussion thread at Amazon’s Kindle forum
Kindle Paperwhite 1st generation software updates
Kindle Paperwhite 2nd generation software updates
“Goodreads Is Now on the First Generation Kindle Paperwhite” by Suzanne Skyvara at Goodreads blog – March 10, 2014
Kindle Paperwhite Support Videos
Interview with Sara Nelson
So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading by Sara Nelson – $10.99 on Kindle
“Amazon snags another book industry vet: Sara Nelson, former Publishers Weekly EIC” by Laura Hazard Owen at Gigaom – May 9, 2012
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed with annotations by Oprah – $6.99 on Kindle
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: A bucket list of books to create a well-read life, from the Amazon Book Editors
Omnivoracious, the Amazon Books blog
The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War by Steven Pressfield – $14.99 on Kindle
Tom Robbins: The Kindle Singles Interview by Mara Altman – 99 cents on Kindle
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins – $9.99 on Kindle
Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins – $9.97 on Kindle
Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life by Tom Robbins – $12.99 on Kindle
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