I’m not really showing them, but I am talking about the number of books I own at Lee Hyat’s Tote Bags ‘n’ Blogs site today. Pop over and visit. (And ignore the heinously bad grammar. I swear I fixed that sentence. Now I swear I sent the wrong file, gah.)
Archive for 'Books'
Thursday, September 17th, 2009
Sunday, January 11th, 2009
Now every couple of months will we get a book with with the word “talk” in the title, and a white cover featuring a woman wearing a man’s dress shirt and maybe stilettos? Was there a cover art conference, or (like on Ugly Betty with Elle and Mode leaking secrets) did someone from Pocket whisper to someone from Harlequin who whispered to someone at St. Martin’s, or in early 2008 was it just something in the air?
Friday, November 7th, 2008
Remember the book shredding video I posted? Along the same *dire straights the publishing industry is in* lines, I bring you the following from blogger Moonrat, an editor in the biz. I love this post so much, I’m copying part of it here:
For anyone who cares about the book publishing industry and wants to do their part, there’s one simple action step:
Wednesday, November 5th, 2008
I picked up the September 22 New York Magazine out of a pile of unread issues and found this article: Have We Reached the End of Book Publishing As We Know It?
The book business as we know it will not be living happily ever after. With sales stagnating, CEO heads rolling, big-name authors playing musical chairs, and Amazon looming as the new boogeyman, publishing might have to look for its future outside the corporate world.
The article is about HarperStudio and referenced a video on their blog, so I had to go find it. I’m not commenting on the article itself, because I’m not finished reading it, but I had to say how sad seeing these books come to an end made me. :(