A publishing year in review: some great links

Alvina posted some links to articles about the state of publishing on BRG today- and not all as bleak as you might think, though eye opening...

Ever wondered how Barnes & Noble chooses which books go on the display tables? Read about Bookstore Baksheesh.

The NY Times article Should e-Books Be Copy Protected? debates whether digitizing novels helps or hurts sales of their paper counterparts (still no mention of picture books... I'd like to hear some predictions about how ebooks are going to impact kid's books!)

Agent Nathan Bransford talks about the year in publishing: "These are challenging times for publishers. And yet I think it's a great time for authors..."

And last but not least, if you haven't yet heard about the end of Kirkus, read on.