Go Out and Buy It

Amazon.co.uk is refusing to sell Craig Unger’s House of Bush, House of Saud, which seems rather odd, since its American parent company does in fact stock it. And, the Guardian explains,

In theory if someone in Britain buys the book from the American site the company still could be taken to court in Britain, because a litigant could argue that it had effectively sold the book in the UK.

But the British site persists in its decision, saying only that it made it due to “legal reasons.”