The ongoing battle between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is finally at an end. The two companies recently reached a multi-year agreement for book sales. This is great news for readers since throughout the dispute, Amazon has been postponing the availability of books by the Hachette Group, including J.K. Rowling’s “The Silkworm”, penned under pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
UPDATED: Amazon US removes pre-order option for “The Silkworm;” Amazon “not optimistic” a resolution will be reached soon
The release of J.K. Rowling’s next outing as Robert Galbraith is just around the corner, but it appears that there are problems regarding the relationship between Amazon and the book’s publisher, Hachette Book Group US. The second Robert Galbraith novel was announced a few months ago to great excitement, and there’s not long until we see it on our shelves, but the novel has already hit headlines due to Amazon and Hachette’s dispute.