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Mike Hall April 29, 2019 um 2:37 am

The Chicago Tribune geoblocks Eorope. Do you have an alternative link for this "gone viral" story? (No VPN on my tablet.)

Nate Hoffelder April 29, 2019 um 5:30 am

I can’t find other coverage; sorry about that

Disgusting Dude April 29, 2019 um 6:57 pm

You can find the original "woe is me" tweet stream on Twitter under the RAVEN BOOK STORE name.

It comes down to:

"When we order direct from publishers, we get a wholesale discount of 46% off the cover price. The book in question had a cover price of $26.99, meaning our cost for that book from the publishers would be $14.57. If we sold it for $15, we’d make…43 cents.”

The $15 price is the online price.

They expect sympathy and customers. They might get some of the former.

Nate Hoffelder April 29, 2019 um 9:10 pm

also, if you take the link and feed it into Instapaper, you can read the article there

that’s how I get around this kind of block

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