The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published by The Leonard Lopate Show The Amazon Transformation Listen 37 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/349461/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend amazon.com logo (Adrienne Third / flickr) i George Packer, staff writer for The New Yorker, looks at how Amazon has transformed the publishing industry and is poised to transform Hollywood, too. His article "Cheap Words," appears in the February 17 & 24 issue of The New Yorker.