Friday, April 1, 2011

Memo from Hachette to brick-and-mortar stores: You ARE the Weakest Link

CS Monitor: "In an Amazon era when many readers browse bookstores at leisure, then log into Amazon to place their order, bricks and mortar booksellers rarely catch a break. Now, with the posthumous release of David Foster Wallace’s 'The Pale King,' it seems the Hachette Book Group has eliminated the initial bookstore browse and buzz, dealing another blow to booksellers. ... "