Apparently Blind Submission is making the rounds among various colleagues of mine and after reading the reviews, I’m tempted just to see how much of a send-up it is, though I just bought more new books to add to my to-read pile and my book budget is feeling stretched already. Years ago I read The Bestseller, which focuses on a similar topic.
And here’s my favorite bit from today’s Publishers Lunch:
From the Department of Perspective
The largest bankruptcy in publishing history threatens the existence of 150 publishers and takes a big chunk out of the 2006 profits of everyone else and it barely rates a mention in the national media. But Harper officially closes an imprint that we all knew was dead already, lays off 10 people, and it’s international news.