It's all happening the other side of the pond: 35 redundancies at Simon & Schuster S&S Cuts 35 Jobs* - 12/3/2008 10:57:00 AM - Publishers Weekly Random House reorganise: Massive Reorganization at Random House: Steve Rubin, Irwyn Applebaum Step Down; Doubleday and Bantam Divisions Dismantled | The New York Observer And Houghton Mifflin goes into meltdown with an astonishing amount of debt. Other reports say 'a lot' of people have been sacked. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/03/business/media/03book.html?ref=arts Makes you wonder what is about to happen in the UK? Hopefully this won't affect new books, though H-M have apparently stopped taking on new acquisitions. Any thoughts, John?