Independent Bookstores in an Evolving Market
The news has very pessimistic information regarding bookstores. Borders filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. The nation’s second largest bookstore closed 200 stores. Some pundits proclaimed the end of bookstores. This is a premature conclusion. People want to buy books. Borders lost touch with their readers. The Washington Post’s article Time to Stand Tall captured my...
Editing Shakespeare →
There is a fascinating article in The Washington Post. Editing Shakespeare’s provides insight on how directors adapt Shakespeare’s plays. According to the article,a director “cuts” the plays to save time. The audience is unaware of the edits, most of the time. The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Julius Caesar is the perfect example of an adaptation.
lareviewofbooks: TOM LUTZ © Giant Robot The Los Angeles Times proudly announced last week that it was as dedicated as ever to book coverage — “we have not changed our commitment,” said Vice President of Communications Nancy Sullivan. Sullivan was speaking to Publishers Weekly’s Wendy Werris, explaining that a new round of layoffs in the section and the cutting loose of the book section’s...