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Old 02-04-2010, 01:13 PM   #1
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The Politician by Andrew Young

Does anyone know when this will be available for Kindle?
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Old 02-04-2010, 01:20 PM   #2
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Quite possibly not until three months after its release.
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Old 02-04-2010, 01:21 PM   #3
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thanks. why so long?
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Old 02-04-2010, 01:46 PM   #4
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As it is published my MacMillan, who knows if and when it will be available. You can't even purchase the hardback directly from Amazon.
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Old 02-04-2010, 01:58 PM   #5
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thanks. why so long?
There are many, many threads here on MR discussing the topic. Some publishers have elected to delay releasing Kindle versions for fear they are losing hardback sales. Idiotic.

With the recent announcement of the iPad/MacMillan agreement, Amazon is being targeted directly and Steve Jobs/MacMillan have announced that new releases will be $14.99. Does price fixing ring a bell? According to publishers, the only alternative to pricing ebooks at the hardback rate is to delay the release and charge somewhat less. The ugly war begins.

I suggest you read the threads here on MR for a more detailed explanation and discussion.
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Old 02-04-2010, 02:34 PM   #6
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:15 PM   #7
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Does anyone know when this will be available for Kindle?
Interesting - it became available for the Kindle today when originally it was pre-order only with a delivery date of 4/27/10. And a MacMillan ebook, no less.
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I thought it was just me. I got it the other day, too.
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Old 02-13-2010, 09:06 AM   #10
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Hmm, it's listed at Amazon now:

http://www.amazon.com/Politician-Ins...6066307&sr=8-1
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Old 02-13-2010, 07:23 PM   #11
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Yes - see my post above. Appeared on Amazon 2/11.
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Wasn't the preorder price $8 something? I wouldn't have ordered it at $9.99. I don't see that I've been billed for it yet so I don't know...
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Yes - see my post above. Appeared on Amazon 2/11.
Yeah but no link.

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I figured anyone interested would easily find it.

Someone posted a pre-order price of $8.56.

The interesting part of this is the change of not delaying the Kindle release for several months. Hmm....
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