Report on the Midlist Book.

A committee appointed by the Authors Guild set out a year ago to study the problem of the “midlistâ€? book. With the help of a grant from George Soros’s Open Society Institute, the committee hired the reporter David D. Kirkpatrick to research and write about what he found. Note:Chapter 15 of the report is titled “The Trouble with Libraries.” Get the report here. The Guild has an overview of the project and a link to the report here.