The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull keeps spewing ash high into the atmosphere, wreaking havoc upon air travel and seriously dampening the global economy. One of the least obvious -- but far from least suffering -- victims of the volcano has been the book publishing industry. Source DailyFinance:
Did you know that Eyjafjallajokull impacted publishing this week?
- The Book Depository has suspended operations.
- The London Book Fair happened, but didn’t happen. As a result Book Expo America registration has picked up.
- Alexander McCall Smith, author of the #1 Ladies Detective Agency cancelled his North American tour.
- South African Authors who were the focus of LBF didn’t get the spotlight