Thomas P. Burke has joined Scholastic as svp, e-commerce, responsible for the operation’s strategic direction and growth, reporting to evp and president of Scholastic Book Clubs and E-Commerce Judy Newman. Burke has been at BN.com for the past five years, overseeing merchandising, online marketing, customer experience, design and editorial content.
Philip Gourevitch is leaving the Paris Review–where he has been editor for the past five years–in April, to focus full-time on writing. He says “It has been a great honor — and great fun — to have relaunched this wonderful magazine.”
The Sydney Morning Herald has a long profile on Lonely Planet ceo Matt Goldberg.