9780393322347

Book Business : Publishing Past, Present, and Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393322347

  • ISBN10:

    0393322343

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2002-01-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

Jason Epstein has led arguably the most creative career in book publishing during the past half-century. He founded Anchor Books and thereby launched the quality paperback revolution, cofounded the New York Review of Books, and created the Library of America, the prestigious publisher of American classics, and The Reader's Catalog, the precursor of online bookselling.

Author Biography

Jason Epstein, former editorial director of Random House, was the first recipient of the National Book Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition ix
Preface xv
The Rattle of Pebbles
1(38)
Young Man from the Provinces
39(30)
Lost Illusions
69(24)
Goodbye to All That
93(18)
Culture Wars
111(14)
Groves of Academe
125(18)
Modern Times
143(34)
Afterword 177(16)
Index 193

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