TKC 463 Jeff O’Neal

Executive Editor and Co-founder of Book Riot

Interview starts at 10:10 and ends at 43:25

“If publishers woke up tomorrow and sanely priced e-books, I think it would be different in degree not in kind. I don’t think we’d see 10x growth in e-books’ market share. Maybe there would be 5, 10 percent [growth in] market share.”

News

“Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion” by Nick Turner at Bloomberg – June 16, 2071

Press Release announcing Whole Foods acquisition – June 16, 2017

“Cramer: Amazon could dominate food retail within two years” video at CNBC – June 16, 2017

“Amazon will be the first company worth $1 trillion” by Eric Johnson at Recode – June 12, 2017

Jeff Bezos tweet re: philanthropy

The Case for a National Library Endowment via David Rothman

Tech Tips

“How to install Google Play on Kindle Fire (without root) by Olga & Rachel at Love My Fire

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Interview with Jeff O’Neal

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Book Riot

Book Riot podcasts: Book Riot, All the Books, Get Booked, SFF Yeah! (science fiction/fantasy), and Read or Dead (mystery/thriller)

Maud Newton’s blog

The Elegant Variation

Clinton Kabler, chief operating officer and co-founder of Riot New Media Group

Rebecca Joines Schinsky, executive director of product and ecommerce at Riot New Media Group

Amanda Nelson, managing editor of Book Riot

The New York Times Book Review

Goodreads

Wattpad

Scribd

Audible

Next Week’s Guest

David Wright, readers advisory librarian at the Seattle Library

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.

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Comments 1

  1. Jon wrote:

    Very interesting interview with Jeff O’Neal, sort of a live thought-stream. Good get!

    Posted 23 Jun 2017 at 5:07 pm