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Judging Books by Their Covers: BABEL 17

Let’s have some fun. Let’s live dangerously. Let’s run with scissors. Let’s open up an umbrella indoors. Lets judge some books by their covers! Judging a book by its cover is not wise, but we do it all the time, particularly when the cover art is so striking. In an earlier column I wrote about […]

How Big is a Book?

How big is a book? SF & Fantasy books were slim volumes in wire racks until market forces created the massive tomes we’re used to today. What happened?