Last month we reported that Amazon was confronting lenders of kindle e-books. Today, thebian writes "Amazon announced yesterday that it would allow 11,000 libraries in the U.S. to lend ebooks. The press release doesn't say exactly when this will start. Amazon is trying to speed the adoption of the Kindles. If people are slow to flock to the device the reason is the high prices the publishers cling to. Amazon itself sometimes undercuts Kindle prices, and almost always some booksellers on the Amaz[...]

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