Category Archives: Jeff Bezos

TKC 438 Matthew Rubery

Author of  The Untold Story of the Talking Book  Interview ‪starts at 12:44 and ends at 32:05 “There’s often a false division between audiobook listeners and print book readers, because in my experience the two are almost always the same. They’re people like me who just love reading and want to do as much of […]

TKC 437 Richard Hollick

Author of the Making Book blog Interview ‪starts at 14:03 and ends at 44:31 The idea that Barnes & Noble can make it by sort of becoming a small, specialist, cozy bookstore is kind of delusional. It’s a big organization! News Amazon Prime Air Jeff Bezos’s tweet announcing first Prime Air delivery – December 14, […]

TKC 436 Bryan Hudson

Senior Pastor of New Covenant Church, Indianapolis Interview ‪starts at 7:20 and ends at 33:36 I think it’s a matter of accepting the change that God has provided with these tools, learning how to use the tools. For example, we could try to tell people, “Well, don’t go to the movies.” Well, they’re going to the movies. […]

TKC 434 Seira Wilson

Senior Books Editor at Amazon.com Interview ‪starts at 12:41 and ends at 43:35 “[The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis] is one that I personally wanted to see as high on the list as possible. It’s a fictional story set in a post-apocalyptic world. It’s as if we’re living again in the Old West, so there’s vigilante […]

TKC 433 Laura Hazard Owen

Deputy Editor, Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard  Interview ‪starts at 16:02 and ends at 40:51 I think it’s become very clear that there’s going to be a devoted subset of people who do read on eReaders, and there’s going to be a lot more reading on phones. News “Amazon App for iPhone Now Has X-Ray […]

TKC 432 Eric Loss

Captain of Sea Dragon, Author of Loss at Sea: A Solo Circumnavigation Interview ‪starts at 13:19 and ends at 36:18 It’s less difficult than it will seem at times. There will be hard points, but as long as you can power through those or endure through those, you just have to keep going. News “Donald […]

TKC 431 Earplay CEO Jon Myers

Executive Team at Earplay Interview ‪starts at 10:28 and ends at 44:37 Left to right: Dave Grossman, Chief Creative Officer; Bruno Batarelo, Chief Technology Officer; and Jon Myers, Chief Executive Officer News Charlie Rose interview of Jeff Bezos (video) – October 27, 2016 Interview with Jon Myers Earplay site Western Dramatic Literature: A Micro-Anthology by Jonathan Myers […]

TKC 428 Tina Pohlman

EVP and Publisher, Open Road Integrated Media Interview ‪starts at 15:33 and ends at 43:28 We are not an agency publisher. So we don’t have any control over the consumer price. We set the digital list price, and we don’t have control over the consumer price. And Amazon is free to discount it to whatever […]

TKC 425 James McQuivey

Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Interview ‪starts at 14:34 and ends at 44:17 It’ll happen in the cloud, and it will get propagated out to eight, 10, 15, 20 million households that will have the more rudimentary voice enabled [Alexa device], and then suddenly it will become like magic. Suddenly that device, […]

TKC 420 Jessica Tripler on Romance

BookRiot contributor who writes about romance novels  Interview starts at 10:59 and ends at 42:21 We’re sort of worshipping at the temple of love, the same way that religion can help us make sense of human experience and help us to feel there’s good in the world—there’s a structure that is bending towards the good. […]