The book is dead, long live the book
Jeff seems to be moving on from journalism to writing of all kinds, from the same web experienced perspective.
"I write every day right here and get to learn more than I can learn writing a book. But blogs are, I can tell you, even lower on the scale of academic respect than TV shows and graffiti. (So maybe this is what I should write about in that book.)"
You know what? He may have a point.
Meanwhile in London the Bookseller reports that publishers are pleased to have escaped from east London and be back in Earl's Court. So that is alright then.