⇒A federal court decided J.T. Leroy was a fraud, although quite a few observers begged to differ. Shortly after, film producer Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, who had brought the suit against Albert, claimed over $1 million in expenses.
⇒When the San Diego Union-Tribune announced it was cutting back on its book review coverage, local literary agent Sandy Dijkstra declared war.
⇒BookExpo America was the usual circus, complete with overpriced Internet access, but I did learn a lot about the business from Michael Hyatt‘s talk about reconsolidating the Nelson brand, which was much more entertaining than the lamentations of the book reviewers.