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Judging a Book by its (Gendered) Cover

By Virginia Kettles In 2013, the New York Times bestselling author Deborah Copaken wrote an essay about her experiences watching her books be “girlified” for publishing. In the essay, Copaken spoke about the publication of her first book, a memoir … Continue reading

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So we are supposed to judge the covers…

I recently stumbled across an interesting article in the New York Times.  I’ve lately been interested in the ongoing print vs. electronic debate in the book world, and this article offered an interesting answer to the question: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/04/books/publishers-gild-books-with-special-effects-to-compete-with-e-books.html?ref=books One line … Continue reading

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