I don’t know what is going to happen to print publishing. People in publishing take publishing very seriously, probably because in order to get their jobs, they had to kill a lot of good, creative people who did not take publishing very seriously.

Miracle, babe, shhhhhh about all the people I killed to get this job!

(But really you should go read the whole thing.)

The gulf between Goodreads and the next nearest contender is tremendous. None of the other sites, at the moment, are going to be capable of having the impact and marketing reach of Goodreads today from the publisher’s perspective. That means that, as in so many other cases, Amazon now has another platform that there’s no alternative to.

Digital Book World

We’re not being butthurt. We’re talking about this.

(via rachelfershleiser)