Understand that we’re not in a position to bash Amazon. And we’re not about to. Amazon sells a lot of our books, and we need those sales to pay the bills. Furthermore, we understand that it’s a wonderful resource for many people, particularly those who do not have bookstores in their community.
But we love us those indie retailers whose passion for books is at the heart of our business. We simply could not publish—and indeed, would not want to publish—without them.
Here’s a video treat from the Common Good Books in St. Paul, Minnesota, to make the point in a fetching way: