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The business of books : how international conglomerates took over publishing and changed the way we read

Author: André Schiffrin
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part-memoir, part-history, here is an account of the collapsing standards of contemporary publishing that is irascible and often passionate. "The Business of Books" warns of the danger to  Read more...

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Named Person: André Schiffrin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Schiffrin
ISBN: 185984362X 9781859843628
OCLC Number: 47775455
Notes: Contains preface to the paperback edition.
Description: xiv, 178 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1 Good Reading for the Few and for the Millions 15 --
2 Pantheon's Second Generation 33 --
3 Fixing the Bottom Line 73 --
4 Market Censorship 103 --
5 Self-Censorship and the Alternatives 129 --
6 The New Press 155.
Responsibility: André Schiffrin.

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