Links of Interest (At Least to Me) 06/01/2009

Eoin Purcell

An interesting acquisition by Pandora and relevant because Badger is part of Edco a primarily Irish firm.
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Only $1.6 Million for Laura Bush, maybe this recession IS hitting celeb biogs.
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But then you read the Leona Lewis will write one and you realise that no, it’s alive and kicking
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I’m not a fan of the Princess Diaries series, but then I’m not the target audience, I do like the little sweet spot at the end. They are publishing a companion volume that is supposed to have been written by the lead character. NICE!
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WSJ have pretty much made the whole of this article on the book industry free access and its well worth reading and considering
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Borders US has a new boss, out with the old in with the new I suppose.
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Just before Christmas The New York Observer had a nice piece on Bloomsbury USA.
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One author tells publishers where they went wrong
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Pointing in the almost unavoidable direction of the digital, Lonely Planet appoints a new CEO
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David does a whip around of 2008 so we don’t have to!
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God there are a lot today! I think tomorrow I’ll emerge from my festive/toochache fug and post some more!
Eoin