Mike Markwith has a new job!

Don’t know if you have seen all the hype and discussion about  Innovative Interfaces‘ Founder Jerry Kline‘s new venture, SkyRiver. a cataloging service that will compete with OCLC. ...

Conde Nast to close Gourmet magazine

I am so sad. Gourmet is one of my favorite magazines and I just read that Conde Nast has decided to no longer publish it! Also being closed are Cookie, Elegant Bride, and Modern Bride. Reportedly, Go...

The Daily Princetonian speaks on Kindles

Princeton joined Amazon.com’s Kindle ereader pilot project in May. This article has discussions from some of the end users of the product. Bottom line:  some like the Kindle, others don’t...

Charleston Conference Early Bird deadline extended

Hello everyone! We have had all sorts of problems with fax machines, computers, whatever! So — we have extended the Early Bird Deadline several more weeks! I am sorry for the inconvenience. Smi...

Rumors — The Charleston Advisor

The Charleston Advisor just had the Conference call to review its annual Best and Worst Awards for 2009. They will be posted shortly and we will let you know. In the meantime you can visit TCA at htt...

Charleston Conference registrations

The registrations are flooding in and we are so gratified! Please register early to get the Early Bird discount! http://www.katina.info/conference We also have a new Against the Grain website. I like...

Publishing Health Check

John Cox and Nawin Gupta are offering publishers a health check opportunity so that they can cope with the recession and grow through these times by concentrating on critical activities and seeking p...