Chip MacGregor, experienced and respected literary agent, speaks out on the evils of buying your way onto the NYT bestsellers list.
What's wrong with buying your way onto the bestsellers list?
Edited to add...
I know, I keep pointing to WTH on the best, most uptodate and comprehensive understanding of all things Mark Driscoll/Mars Hill. But just in case people aren't taking me seriously in this light, here are are two recent MUST READs from his blog.
Remembrance of Things Past
Linked Titles Speak for Themselves.