Seemingly suddenly, and certainly randomly, Amazon.com is removing books with “adult” content from “some searches and best seller lists” out of consideration of their “entire customer base.”  Problem is, no one can figure out what Amazon thinks is adult content (adult GAY content???) and why such content seems okay in some books and not okay in others.  This is a developing story.

UPDATE: here’s an update.

UPDATE: here’s another update.  HACKERS?

UPDATE: it’s just an “an embarrassing and ham-fisted cataloging error” on the company’s part. OY.

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