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Art of the Publisher, Calasso,  Roberto
Art of the Publisher
Roberto Calasso

Paperback $12.99 - Penguin UK
Writing,Language & Reference - Published: 18/Nov/2015 - ISBN: 9780141978482

'All books published by a certain publisher could be seen as links in a single chain, or segments in a serpentine progression of books, or fragments in a single book'

Writer, critic and publisher of Adelphi, Roberto Calasso condenses a lifetime's knowledge into this short, illuminating meditation on beauty, literature and design. From whether you can judge a book without its cover to a future of universal digitization, and from the most beautiful book ever printed to the elusive notion of quality, Calasso creates a vision of publishing as 'a literary work in itself, belonging to a genre all its own'.

'Calasso is a literary institution.' Paris Review

'A master of imaginative sympathy.' Andrew Motion

'He has no equal.' Independent

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