NPR Story
4:33 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Why Some Books You're Looking To Buy On Amazon Aren't There

Originally published on Fri May 23, 2014 6:04 pm

Amazon is making it harder for customers to get books published by Hachette and its imprints. Amazon wants deeper discounts on the publisher's books; Hachette is balking. So if you go to the online retailer looking for, say, the new J.K. Rowling mystery, Amazon tells you the hardcover is currently unavailable.