A new and uncertain era of e-book prices has begun, the Associated Press reports. HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday that it has reached new price agreements with sellers that conform to a settlement with the Justice Department over allegations that five publishers and Apple colluded to set prices for eBooks. Such new works as Michael Chabon's "Telegraph Avenue" now can be purchased on Amazon.com for $9.99, a price publishers and rival booksellers fear will give Amazon dominant control of the eMarket. Simon & Schuster and Hachette Book Group also settled, but as of Tuesday afternoon e-prices for such fall books from...

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