New Year -- New Resources

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

I laughed so much I cried

If you haven't already, check out Ellis Weiner's Shouts and Murmurs piece in the 10/19 New Yorker, "Subject: Our Marketing Plan."

Yes, it's about book publishing. And I am afraid it's all too true.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

More books on the Web

The industry newsletter "I Want Media" mentions the Huffington Post's new book section (partnering with the New York Review of Books). Thank goodness digital media is making up for the book pages being dropped every day in print media.

Check it out:

HuffPost to Expand Into Oprah's Territory Mediaweek The Huffington Post is launching a books section anchored by an Oprah-esque book club led by CEO Arianna Huffington -- dubbed "Arianna's Reading." The section also features advance reviews from the New York Review of Books as part of a content-sharing deal.