Unwin: The Truth about Publishing

Title page of Unwin, The Truth about Publishing

A unique insider’s view of how publishing works. Published almost a century ago, it is a historical snapshot of the industry that also has relevance to today’s publishers. From the book: “The publisher’s task is no simple one, and the whole process of book publication is vastly more complicated than it was even a generation ago. […]

Hitchcock: The Building of a Book

Title page from Hitchcock, Building of a Book

The Building of a Book is a series of practical articles about producing and distributing books. Includes chapters relating to the role of the author and literary agent. Strong emphasis on the crafts and processes of print production. From the book: “…if every author prepared his copy carefully, so that there could be no possible […]