Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo

In a surprise announcement today, Macmillan abandoned its controversial embargo on new release e-books in libraries, effective this week. “There are times in life when differences should be put aside,” reads a brief memo from Macmillan CEO John Sargent addressed to librarians, authors, illustrators, and agents, revealing that Macmillan will return to the library e-book pricing model that was in effect on October 31st, 2019.

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