The Christian Science Monitor has a good piece on memoirs.
A great conversation is going on over at BookEnds about "bad books."
Crown editorial director Kristen Kiser is moving to Hyperion, which I hope will be end of what has been a turbulent few months for the division.
Finally, I just read Ilona Andrews' Magic Bites, and I was very impressed. I suggest checking it out when you have a chance (sadly, I do not represent her).