Monday, November 26, 2012

The times they are a changin'

As Penguin and Random House agree to merge, and HarperCollins and Simon and Schuster consider doing the same, an Hachette-Macmillan alliance can only be a heartbeat away. The landscape of traditional publishing is shifting more dramatically than at any time in the last 30 years. It's not all bad news - out of the mergers and consolidations of earlier recessions came the phoenixes of Bloomsbury and Headline - new companies started by gifted entrepreneurial publishers.

Much has already been written, but I particularly like Mike Shatzkin's blog piece today:

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