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It Is the Best of Times and the Worst of Times

Talk about a business of extremes. [1] One could imagine the book, venerable as it is, just vanishing into the ether. [2] Nevertheless, publishers continue to produce books, while countless numbers of people read them and — a word that crops up frequently in relation to books — love them. [3]

1. “Publishing Displays Its Split Personality,” by Motoko Rich, New York Times

2. “How to Publish without Perishing,” by James Gleick, New York Times

3. “Heavy Reading,” by James Campbell, New York Times

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About the Author:

Keir Graff is the editor of Booklist Online and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix.

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