⇒”We’re still a $10 billion-plus industry!” is how I summed up the 2006 book sales. And, thanks to J.K. Rowling and The Secret, we’ll probably do it again this year, too.
⇒The Newbery Medal-winning novel The Higher Power of Lucky had the word “scrotum” in it, and children’s librarians across America freaked out.
⇒James Bernard Frost hated the cover St. Martin’s gave his novel, World Leader Pretend, so much he commissioned a new one himself.
⇒Jonathan Lethem, on the other hand, had no problems with the cover Doubleday put on You Don’t Love Me Yet. Heck, he supplied the photo.