There is a price to be paid for convenience. The one-click wonder of Amazon comes at a cost. In Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America, Alec MacGillis sets out to explore what that cost is for the “America that fell in the company’s lengthening shadow”, namely the places where Amazon’s influence proved pernicious. Alec tells a chilling but utterly gripping dystopian tale of the pervasive destructive impact of Amazon on American life and many of its cities.
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Alec MacGillis is an author and senior reporter for ProPublica and the recipient of honours including the George Polk Award and the Robin Toner prize. He worked previously at The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, and The New Republic, and his journalism has appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker and The Atlantic. His new book is Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America.
Royce Kurmelovs is a journalist and writer whose work has been published by the ABC, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera English, VICE, and The Guardian. Royce's bestselling first book, The Death of Holden, was published in 2016, followed by Rogue Nation and Boom and Bust. His latest book is Just Money.