How to get $500k from the government book deal: $250,000 for an ‘easy’ book, and the ‘easiest’ to read

The new government book agreement, announced Wednesday, promises a $250 million infusion into the public service and includes $250 per reader for a “high quality” book, which will be “easy” to read.This will be the most generous government book grant in decades, said Elizabeth B. Cady, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.“If it is […]

How to make a $2,000 book on Amazon, one reader says

One reader said she bought a $300 book from Amazon for $2.50.“I’m a single person,” the person said.The person said she could not find the book on her own website.Amazon said it is looking into the complaint and would not comment further.Amazon’s business model has attracted criticism from people who have seen their purchases go […]