Porter Anderson over at Publishing Perspectives kindly summarized all the recent reporting and tweeting on the departure of Laurence J. Kirshbaum from Amazon Publishing that tried to spin this into a major strategic retreat for the company, the beginning of the end for Amazon’s attempt to challenge the Great and the Good of New York, etc, [...]
Laurence J. Kirshbaum
In welcome news for some that Amazon isn’t having everything its own way, Laurence J. Kirshbaum has left Amazon Publishing after just over two years in the saddle, having failed to crack the New York publishing world on behalf of the Bezos Behemoth. Along with him, a number of other more junior staffers will leave [...]
Laurence J. Kirshbaum, a literary agent and former publisher, will return to publishing to lead a new imprint for Amazon, he said on Sunday night.
In an e-mail to agents sent Sunday evening, Jeff Belle, an Amazon executive, said that Mr. Kirshbaum would begin immediately.