The Week in Publishing

by J Tanner

Catch up on the industry news and opinion you may have missed this week.

Trade Publishing

  • Hyperion CEO Ellen Archer describes big publishing’s business model as “broken.”
  • Nielsen Bookscan reports 2011 print sales were down 9% compared to 2010. (Given the growth in digital sales, I’m not sure if that’s consided particularly bad news or not…)

The New World of Publishing

  • Mike Shatzkin on publishers’ difficulties migrating certain types of books–illustrated children’s books for one–to digital.



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