Now that 2009 is... well, last year's news, I thought I'd open up a discussion on the very best and worst of 2009: books, transformations in the industry, e-readers, you name it. Although I'm interested in hearing about your publishing-related thoughts, deviation from the proposed topic is, as always, welcome.
My vote for Best of 2009: The overwhelming attention paid to the e-book format. The future is coming, people!
My vote for Worst of 2009: The Target/Walmart Price War. The future will be terrible, people!
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