Author James Atlas has signed a deal with Amazon's (AMZN) publishing arm to edit a series of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Author James Atlas has signed a deal with Amazon's (AMZN) publishing arm to edit a series of biographies. However, unlike similar deals, Atlas' books will also be sold on third-party e-book platforms - a possible sign Amazon's publishing ambitions take precedence over boosting Kindle Store sales. Of course, if recent events are any sign, rival e-book platforms might not be thrilled to sell Atlas' titles.