Covid-19 Skepticism Puts Author Alex Berenson at Center of Amazon Controversy

Alex Berenson has spent much of his career as an investigative business reporter and a writer of spy thrillers. Now his skepticism of how governments are handling the Covid-19 crisis has put him at the center of a controversy over the pandemic and Amazon.com Inc.’s market power.

Mr. Berenson said Thursday on Twitter that a booklet he wrote about the pandemic was rejected by Kindle Direct Publishing, Amazon’s self-publishing arm. Titled “Unreported Truths About Covid-19 and...