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Why You Shouldn’t Buy a “New” Book on Amazon

Amazon, a company Jeff Bezos invented to piss off everyone in the book industry simultaneously, likes to make books as cheap as possible. To that end, this spring they moved third-party options up to the top of the page, sometimes even listing third-party sellers as the default buying option. You might see a “new”…Read more… […]

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The Library (Usually) Doesn’t Want Your Used Books

You’d think the library would want your used books! But outside of the occasional used-book sale, libraries usually only get their books from specific vendors. By dumping your used books on them, you’re actually creating work for volunteers and making things worse.Read more… Continue Reading at

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