Publishing industry & book trade

    2010 Children\'s Writer\'s and Illustrator\'s Market

    By Alice Pope

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    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...

    The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control

    By Ted Striphas

    Hardback Save £14.14 = £27.36

    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 Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume 6, 1830-1914

    Hardback Save £15.69 = £105.31

    The fullest account ever published of the nineteenth-century revolution in printing, publishing and bookselling.

    Ex-foliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path

    By Terry Harpold

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    Terry Harpold offers a sophisticated consideration of technologies of reading in the digital age.

    Magazine Production

    By Jason Whittaker

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.45

    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.

    Life is Local

    By Edward P. Riley

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Marketing Literature: The Making of Contemporary Writing in Britain

    By Claire Squires

    Paperback Save £1.83 = £31.16

    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.

    The "Guardian" Dictionary of Publishing and Printing

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    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.

    Ghosting: A Double Life

    By Jennie Erdal

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    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...

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