Amazon is liberating authors from the publishing industry

Authors finally break the hold of publishers. But will their new master be more merciful with them.

Apple Isn't The Only Disruptor: How Amazon Is Killing Publishers

While we’re on the subject of publishing, Sarah Lacy found a great monologue on the current state of publishing and how, in short, Amazon is tearing old publishing houses a new one.


And another excellent quote from the article:

News, music, and video have been disrupted by smaller companies with less cash on hand. Do publishers even think they have a chance against Bezos?