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By Alice Pope
Offers readers more than 650 listings for book publishers, magazines, agents, art reps and more. This title contains interviews with and articles by award-winning authors, illustrators, and publishing professionals as well as nuts-and-bolts how-to information. It helps readers learn what to do, how to do it, and get loads of...
By Ted Striphas
Ted Striphas tracks the methods through which the book industry has adapted or has failed to adapt to rapid changes in twentieth-century print culture. With examples from trade journals, news media, films, advertisements, and other commercial and scholarly materials, Striphas tells a story of modern publishing that proves, even in...
The fullest account ever published of the nineteenth-century revolution in printing, publishing and bookselling.
Terry Harpold offers a sophisticated consideration of technologies of reading in the digital age.
A guide to the practical processes of taking a magazine from initial idea to final print. It gives readers an overview of the essential elements to take into consideration when creating a magazine, including legal issues, the relation between editorial and design, and preparation for print.
This is an important study of the publishing of contemporary writing in Britain. It analyzes the changing social, economic and cultural environment of the publishing industry in the 1990s-2000s, and investigates its impact on genre, authorship and reading. It includes case studies of Trainspotting and the His Dark Materials trilogy.
Includes over 8,000 words, expressions and terminology relating to the publishing and printing industries and allied trades. This book covers papermaking, ink, printing and binding machinery, bookselling, typesetting, desktop publishing and design, copyright, editing, commissioning, contracts, rights and electronic publishing.
By Jennie Erdal
Ghosting is a remarkable account of one woman's life - or, to be more accurate, lives. For fifteen years, Jennie Erdal had a double existence: officially she worked as a personal editor for one particular man - Tiger - but in reality she was his ghost-writer and in some mysterious...