Pressure mounts on book review coverage

Pressure mounts on book review coverage

Pressure is continuing on book review coverage, with the axing of half the Press Association's output, and some women’s magazines scrapping their dedicated books editor role, The Bookseller has been told.

However, there is cause for optimism, with the Times Literary Supplement showing vastly improved sales, the White Review embarking on paid review space online, and a roster of new appointments.

In July last year, The Bookseller reported the “shock” and “concern” of the book publicists following the departures of leading literary journalists including the Telegraph’s children’s specialist...

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