Marion Maneker slices up the WSJ story on ebooks and literary fiction

This Wall Street Journal story — on the way the ebook economy is “pinching” literary fiction more than other segments of publishing — has been getting predictable amounts of attention. Nevermind that it’s complete nonsense. Marion Maneker, who may be the sharpest writer on the business side of books, explains why in this post at BNET. Before Slate folded the site, Maneker wrote the “Goodnight, Gutenberg” blog at The Big Money. The “Gutenberg” archives are worth reading, if you didn’t catch them live. And Maneker’s new blog at BNET is as well.


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