[Air-L] Valentine's Day surprise: Paperback edition of Networked is out

Barry Wellman wellman at chass.utoronto.ca
Fri Feb 14 12:41:30 PST 2014

The paperback edition of Networked: The New Social Operating System 
(Rainie & Wellman) appeared for Valentine's Day. If you order one today, I 
will sing to you the next time we meet (some may call this a negative 

So I started exploring the pricing


The Amazon.com pricing is intriguing.
Paperback: US$14.19
Hardcover: US$20.04 (up a buck from last week - you'd think they'd want to 
clear out the Hards)
Kindle: US$16.33

Even more intrigue. The Canadian price is even cheaper than the US
Hardcover: Cdn $19.75; (aobut US$17.80)
Paperback: Cdn $13.68
But Kindle more expensive: $18.02
Given that the Cdn dollar is now about 90cents in US$, it is cheaper for 
Canadians to order locally, but not for Americans to do so (shipping 

UK harcover price, as always, is higher: L14.04 (US$23.50)
NO paperback yet
Kindle is: L12.64 (US$21) -- and of course, e-shipping is the same as in 
the US and Canada

Japanese price is Y2853 for hardback (about US$28),with no pb listed.

BTW: There is a hard-hitting article in the current New Yorker about 
Amazon's dealing with publishers.

   Barry Wellman

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