Friday’s Links: babysitters, book tours and underrepresented cultures

GalleyCat points us toward a first glimpse of the iPad bookstore.

Salon: “R.I.P. – The Novel”

Are public libraries becoming glorified babysitting services?

HuffPost: “Young Adult Literature Not Just for Young Adults Anymore”

The LA Times on the changing shape of book tours.

Barnes & Noble signs former CNN Money VP as new Head of Digital Content

John Klima seeks grant to create publication promoting science fiction magazine for underrepresented cultures.

MacMillan CEO speaks out about e-book pricing and libraries

Does a room of one’s own really help you write a great novel?

A call to “bring back the mass-market paperback.”

n653213921_1671825_1056996Matt Staggs is a literary publicist and the proprietor of Deep Eight LLC, a boutique publicity agency utilizing the best publicity practices from the worlds of traditional media and evolving social technologies. He has worked in the fields of public relations and journalism for almost a decade. In addition to his work as a publicist, Matt is a book reviewer and writer whose work appears in both print and web publications.

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