Digital Book World 2015 panel with Russ Grandinetti of Amazon

Amazon Discusses Kindle Unlimited & Kindle Select Participation: Digital Book World, Day 2

Amazon says that Kindle Select participation is healthy, and that the Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service is leading to more reading and sales.
Writing on the Ether: Here Come the Buffet Readers -- Subscription Book Services

Writing on the Ether: Here Come the Buffet Readers — Subscription Book Services

As a hand-wringer here, I'm one of the "but not all" skeptics Coker mentions, unpersuaded, and how good that he's careful to note that we're not all mollified. For me it's not the compensation issue, actually. I'm more concerned about how literature of all genres (don't get sidetracked here, I mean all books) fare on the buffet.