The Seattle Times

KEITH HAYES / The New York Times

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Hachette’s chief on front lines in e-books fight with Amazon

Michael Pietsch, chief executive of Hachette Book Group. Pietsch finds himself fighting not just for the future of his company, but for that of every publisher who works with Amazon, which is delaying shipments and preventing pre-orders of certain Hachette books, suggesting that shoppers buy such titles elsewhere.