alg: P&Ls and how books make (or don’t) money: part the first: the mass market original complete failure
The Party’s Over - New York Times
The end of book launch parties.
“I’ll pay for the wine and some cheese and crackers, but it’s hard to justify spending the money,” said Morgan Entrekin, the publisher of Grove/Atlantic and one of literary New York’s most venerable partygoers, who said he gave his first book party in 1980 […]
Why I shut down my blog. By Sarah Hepola
I had come to this realization before, but the moment would pass, and I would find myself percolating with small, quotidian stories that I wanted to share: This funny thing happened on the subway; you’ll never believe what so-and-so said. Not revelations by any means, but I […]