Is book publishing dying?
In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, Garrison Keillor argues that with the rise of blogs and self-publishing, book publishing as we know it, and its role in the creation of authors, is about to "slide into the sea." Two industry observers say that while publishing is in trouble, the end isn't near.
- Ron Hogan: Founder and curator of the literary website Beatrice.com. He has written about the business side of publishing for Galley Cat.
- Carolyn Kellogg: Book critic and lead blogger for the LA Times book blog Jacket Copy.
- About Ron Hogan
- About Carolyn Kellogg
- LA Times: Jacket Copy
- Garrison Keillor: "The End of An Era in Publishing"