Agassi Memoir's E-edition Put on Hold

Andre Agassi blows a kiss to the crowd, after being defeated by Spain's Rafael Nadal, in their Men's Singles, third round match at Wimbledon, Saturday, July 1, 2006. It was former champion Agassi's last appearance at Wimbledon.
AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus
If you're eager to read Andre Agassi's memoir, don't expect to download it any time soon.

Agassi's "Open" will not be available as an e-book when the hardcover comes out Nov. 9, and no date has been set for a digital release.

Andre Agassi Admits Using Crystal Meth

Publishers worry that the growing e-market will take business from the more expensive hardcovers.

E-editions also have been withheld for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's "True Compass" and Stephen King's "Under the Dome."

Agassi's book is No. 9 on the best-seller list of as of Thursday afternoon. In it, the tennis great acknowledges using crystal meth in the 1990s.

By Hillel Italie