The decline in book coverage
The book sections of many American newspapers have been shrinking, and in some cases disappearing, over the past few years. While critics say this is a disservice to readers, some believe the growth of book-centered blogs and Web sites is filling the gap.
- Steve Wasserman: Director of literary agency Kneerim & Williams and former editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review.
- C. Max Magee: Editor of The Millions, a Web site about books, reading, and the book culture.
- Chris Lavin: Senior Editor for special sections at the San Diego Union Tribune.