Amazon and Goodreads

Interesting article (and statistics) about the American reading public – most of them aren’t it seems – and the possible reasons why Amazon reportedly paid a whopping 150 million for Goodreads.

As someone who discovered the friendly bunch there recently I’ll be interested to see what happens when the merger (or whatever it is called) goes through.

In the meantime check this out…

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/04/the-simple-reason-why-goodreads-is-so-valuable-to-amazon/274548/

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