Lineup for August 6, 2008

With the Olympic Games about to begin in China, Felix Gillette, John Koblin, and Tom Scocca look at the press descending on Beijing and note, "When President Hu Jintao held a press conference with selected foreign journalists on Aug. 1, it was not clear whether getting an invitation to attend had been a mark of honor or disrepute."

"Henry Holt’s flagship imprint has a new editor in chief," writes Pub Crawler Leon Neyfakh. "Who it is we don’t know yet, nor will we for two or three more weeks unless the wrong person hears about it and sings." Plus: McNally Robinson becomes McNally Jackson.

Plus: Penny Crone, Broker?Subway summer readingTanks. Lineup for August 6, 2008