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Book News Annotation:

Editor and Publisher of Booklist, Ott writes a column in each issue called The Back Page. Here is a collection of about 80 of them, arranged in sections on books and authors, genre fiction, life at Booklist, life beyond books, and quizzes. Among specific topics are sharing Sputnik, the Seabiscuit sweepstakes, violent novels in a violent world, strangers in the night, best American fiction from the last 25 years, diagramming sentences, catfight in the newsroom, libraries and librarians in the movies, first firsts, and sex with dead presidents. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Where else can you find an entertaining book filled with the miscellany of the publishing world? Readers can discover everything from the meager to the important in Bill Ott's The Back Page, part readers' advisory and part commentary on the world of books and literature, good and not so good.

Filled with humor and occasional defiance to the conventional, The Back Page delights readers with anecdotes, stories, quizzes, and a host of insights into what makes books what they are-those wonderful and magical sources of great thoughts. A compendium of the literal back pages of Booklist, a column that has been published in the magazine since 1991, readers will enjoy essays about books and authors, genre fiction, life at Booklist, and so much more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780838909973
Author:
Ott, Bill
Publisher:
American Library Association
Foreword by:
Saricks, Joyce G.
Foreword:
Saricks, Joyce G.
Subject:
Popular culture -- United States.
Subject:
Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
ALA Editions
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
205
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.47 in. .74 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Where else can you find an entertaining book filled with the miscellany of the publishing world? Readers can discover everything from the meager to the important in Bill Ott's The Back Page, part readers' advisory and part commentary on the world of books and literature, good and not so good.

Filled with humor and occasional defiance to the conventional, The Back Page delights readers with anecdotes, stories, quizzes, and a host of insights into what makes books what they are-those wonderful and magical sources of great thoughts. A compendium of the literal back pages of Booklist, a column that has been published in the magazine since 1991, readers will enjoy essays about books and authors, genre fiction, life at Booklist, and so much more.

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