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8 books Amazon is making it hard to buy
The autobiography by former Yankee great Mariano Rivera is subject to a delay of as long as 4 weeks via Amazon.
May 29th, 2014
02:10 PM ET

8 books Amazon is making it hard to buy

By Brian Stelter, CNN

Hundreds of books, some obscure titles and some bestsellers, are caught up in the deepening feud between Amazon and the book publisher Hachette.

The two companies are at odds over e-book pricing and other terms. Amazon has been pressuring Hachette to accept its terms - consequently, some Hachette books are listed as "out of stock" on Amazon while others are subject to long delays and disadvantageous pricing.

Amazon, for its part, says that its negotiations with suppliers like Hachette are pro-consumer: "Negotiating for acceptable terms is an essential business practice that is critical to keeping service and value high for customers in the medium and long term."

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