Don’t Buy Mark Haddon’s New Book on Amazon, Says Mark Haddon


Author of bestselling book-turned-play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon recently published a new book, The Pier Falls. The book comes in two editions: just the text, available on Amazon, or including illustrations by Haddon, available only in hardcover at bookstores. At the LA TimesMichael Schaub reports that Haddon described Amazon as “a merciless commercial engine,” and wants to encourage his readers to go out, buy from real-life people, and reject the e-pub machine.

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