Amazon allows Macmillan to raise e-book prices

Amazon says it will give in to publishing giant Macmillan and agree to sell electronic versions of its books even at prices it considers too high.

New copies of Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall," Andrew Young's "The Politician" and other books published by Macmillan were unavailable Saturday on Amazon.com, after the retailer pulled the titles in a surprising reaction to the publisher's new pricing model for e-books.

By Steven E. Levingston |  February 1, 2010; 3:08 PM ET Steven Levingston
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