‘LA Times Book Review’ Folded

PW today confirms what has been rumored for the last week, the LA Times is folding its standalone book review section and laying off two of the section’s five editors. Book review coverage will now be part of the calendar section. The final standalone section will appear this coming Sunday.

Four previous editors recently sent a letter of protest to the LAT; they urge others to join them. 

PW also reports that Hartford Courant books editor, Carole Goldberg was laid off yesterday. The book review section will now be overseen by staff from the features department.

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