The Report: Publishing Wars

Aug 28, 2014, 09:58 AM, United Kingdom

How much should you pay for downloading an e-book rather than buying an actual copy off the shelf?

It's the question at the centre of a row in the US between the online retailer Amazon and the French publisher Hachette. Hachette want the price to stay at around $15. Amazon says it should be less at $9.99 or about £6.

As part of the dispute Amazon has made it more difficult to buy Hachette books through its website. Some of the authors of those books are pretty angry, as Adam Fleming reports for Radio 4's Today programme.

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