This from the Guardian‘s book pages:
More bloodshed from the world of literary journalism. Scotland’s Sunday Herald joins the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Independent on Sunday and the Daily Telegraph in peremptorily abbreviating its coverage of new books. Sunday Herald’s literary editor, Alan Taylor, a convivial figure in the Scots literary landscape, has just been made redundant and his duties handed to his colleague Rosemary Goring.
To date, the book page massacre hasn’t hit Australian shores but it’s happening everywhere else and it’s hard not to think it’s coming …
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