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Is Amazon a Hero or Monster?

Is Amazon a Hero or Monster?

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A passionate New York debate interrogates Amazon'€™s dominance in the book market'€”is it delivering well-priced books efficiently, or a greedy, rapacious behemoth?

What is the true nature of'€”the online retailing colossus that, like a massive corporate python, has swallowed up the book industry virtually whole?

In terms of cognitive dissonance, it would be difficult to match Thursday night'€™s Intelligence Squared debate on the proposition, '€œAmazon Is The Reader'€™s Friend.'€