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Amazon's Control Over Books Shows the Perils of Tech Power

Jun 24, 2019 - The New York Times

SPERRYVILLE, Va. -- ''The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy'' is a medical handbook that recommends the right amount of the right drug for treating ailments from bacterial pneumonia to infected wounds. Lives depend on it.

It is not the sort of book a doctor should puzzle over, wondering, ''Is that a '1' or a '7' in the recommended dosage?'' But that is exactly the possibility that has haunted the guide's publisher, Antimicrobial Therapy, for the past two years as it confronted a flood...