May 26, 2010 @ 9:00:00 am
Sign of the times: a look at BEA banners from GalleyCat
Exit Index: Total number of editors jettisoned
from Harper's in 2010: no less than 5. The magazine has announced the departure of two more top-of-the-masthead staff.
GalleyCat prowled the halls of the Javits Center on Tuesday, wrapping up the day's BookExpo events, while its companion blog eBookNewser detailed the conference's digital news. The Constant Conversation sent this downbeat dispatch to booksellers: "we’re not asking you to save us; we’re asking you to save yourselves," while Publisher's Weekly reported from BEA's DIY conference. At the LA Times Jacket Copy, Carolyn Kellogg summed up the morning's contentious panel discussion about e-publishing this way: "The vicissitudes of e-books and digital publishing are a thing to be weathered, not celebrated."
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