The business of books : how international conglomerates took over publishing and changed the way we read (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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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, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print 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.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Named Person: André Schiffrin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Schiffrin
ISBN: 1859847633 9781859847633
OCLC Number: 45041914
Description: viii, 181 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Good reading for the few and for the millions --
Pantheon's second generation --
Fixing the bottom line --
Market censorship --
Self-censorship and the alternatives --
The new press.
Responsibility: André Schiffrin.

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Post-war American publishing has been transformed since Andre Schiffrin joined its ranks in 1956. Gone are the small but prestigious houses. Now six behemoths share 80 percent of the market and  Read more...

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"Impassioned... a fascinating account of the post-World War II publishing scene." - USA Today "Newsworthy and important... eloquent and anguished ... impassioned and filled with righteous, if Read more...

 
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