You don’t need to read this blog post to know that the prices of college textbooks are obscene.
Amazon.com, however, is aiming to change this. I wrote a post about Amazon’s efforts to crack the electronic textbook market with its launch of the Kindle DX at my other college blog at CBSMoneyWatch.com. On that post I also explain why college textbooks are priced like beluga caviar. It’s actually a fascinating story.
Please check it out.
Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution.