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Why are all Teach Yourself books out of stock?

Postby Φιλόσοφος » Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:58 pm

Browsing at Amazon it seems all or most Teach Yourself books are no longer available from Amazon directly. Anyone has any idea why?
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Re: Why are all Teach Yourself books out of stock?

Postby CarlyD » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:37 pm

Amazon has a listing somewhere on their site about how popular a book is and if it doesn't score high enough on that list, they probably don't see a reason to keep it in stock.

I've had very good luck with their used books dealers--I love getting books for under a dollar plus the $3.99 shipping.
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Re: Why are all Teach Yourself books out of stock?

Postby rdearman » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:10 pm

I have had a lot of luck with abe books

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/
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Re: Why are all Teach Yourself books out of stock?

Postby Polyclod » Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:02 pm

Pure speculation on my part, but I think TY is about to rehaul their course line-up...AGAIN. :lol:

I think that if a language hasn't already gotten a newer version of its course out (the new ones with the "Discovery Method"), then they'll probably be discontinued.

I've noticed that every time TY retool their courses, a ton of brand new copies show up at the second hand book stores where I live, and that's actually the case, they've got a glut of brand new books and book and CD packs.

Again, purely speculation but I think they're streamlining their offerings.
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Re: Why are all Teach Yourself books out of stock?

Postby lichtrausch » Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:29 pm

Polyclod wrote:Again, purely speculation but I think they're streamlining their offerings.

Damn it, I guess there is little hope of a TY Telugu then. :|
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