Authors sue Author Solutions saying it's a "vanity press" that presents itself as an independent publisher

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Authors sue Author Solutions saying it's a "vanity press" that presents itself as an independent publisher

May 01 2013

Three authors have filed suit against self-publishing service provider Author Solutions, and its parent company Penguin, airing a laundry list of complaints and alleging the company is not a publisher so much as a "vanity press." The complaint reads: "Defendants have marketed themselves as an independent publisher with a reputation for outstanding quality and impressive book sales. Instead, Defendants are not an independent publisher, but a print-on-demand vanity press."

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