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TKC 478 Sara Nelson

VP & Executive Editor at the Harper Division of HarperCollins Interview starts at 21:54 and ends at 44:14 “I think publishers have some ideas about how Amazon feels about books, and I think Amazon has ideas about how little publishers know about the business of books. And I think that they’re both wrong.” News “Introducing […]

TKC 419 Sara Nelson

VP & Executive Editor, HarperCollins Publishers   Interview starts at 18:58 and ends at 43:28 There are a lot of very serious readers at Amazon, and honestly I think that that’s something that is not understood. They don’t all work on the editorial team vetting books for Best of the Month, but we did and […]

TKC 369 Sara Nelson

Editorial Director of Books and Kindle at Amazon.com  Interview starts at 14:54 and ends at 39:15  On The Story of the Lost Child: I think this is going to break Elena Ferrante out as a bona fide super star in this country. And nobody knows who she is, which I love! News “Amazon e-book deal […]

TKC 344 Sara Nelson

Editorial Director, Amazon.com Interview starts at 17:17 and ends at 38:50 Dead Wake: Well this is Erik Larson, and if Erik Larson told me somebody had tied their shoes in an interesting way, I think I would read the book. News “Amazon may soon launch a wireless service” (video) – Nicholas Thompson, editor of NewYorker.com, […]

TKC 329 Sara Nelson

Editorial Director at Amazon.com Interview starts at 11:43 There are all kinds of books in the world, and there are all kinds of people in the world, and there are all kinds of things that people would love to judge you for. We all do it, to some extent I suppose. We judge somebody by […]

TKC 318 Sara Nelson

Editorial Director of Amazon.com Interview starts at 20:43 On the Amazon book team’s pick for September’s spotlight debut title, Fives and Twenty-Fives by Michael Pitre: “Books about the war, any war, certainly a war that is current are very, very hard sells to customers. I think people often feel like they don’t want to read it, because they’re […]

TKC 301 Sara Nelson

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. […]