Responding to MacKenzie Bezos’s One-Star Slapdown of The Everything Store

No author likes to read a negative book review. It’s particularly discomfiting when the review comes from the spouse of your primary subject, who happens to have a way with words herself.

That was my predicament yesterday, as Jeff Bezos’s wife, MacKenzie, awarded my book a measly one star in Amazon’s own review system. Today, I penned a response on I also commented for CNN, the New York Times and TechCrunch, among other outlets.