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Recent Media Coverage

Slate (magazine)

Why Angry Librarians Are Going to War With Publishers Over E-Books
Inside an appropriately quiet revolt.

Sept 11, 20191:06 PM

If I wanted to borrow A Better Man by Louise Penny—the country’s current No. 1 fiction bestseller—from my local library in my preferred format, e-book, I’d be looking at about a 10-week waitlist. And soon, if the book’s publisher, a division of Macmillan, has its way, that already-lengthy wait time could get significantly longer.

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