In which Kai Ryssdal has to settle for $22.40

The new Amazon Kindle Fire tablet.

I got an email from Amazon this morning, telling me I had a credit of $22.40 in my account. It's a payout from the $166 million e-book price-fixing settlement.

What's interesting is how they figured out who got how much: It's $3.17 for each New York Times best-seller you bought, and $0.73 for everything else.

Did you get a settlement payout? Tell us on our RebelMouse page:

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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