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By Rae Francoeur

Writers, I learned recently, need to train like athletes. We don't get a free pass on the Pilates just because we use our brains more than our brawn to make our living.More »

From the President's Desk

by Minda Zetlin

ASJA President, Minda Zetlin

George Packer's piece in the February 17 issue of the New Yorker -- "Cheap Words" -- asked if Amazon was bad for books. Amazon used its might and early dominance in the ebook market to force the price of books lower. Amazon has switched to algorithms rather than professionally written reviews to sell books.

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The April 2014 issue of The ASJA Monthly is available now. Read about the upcoming ASJA2014 Conference and keynote speaker Daniel Jones, whether Amazon is good for books, how books can be like babies, and much more. »

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