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What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing - Ginna, Peter (Editor)
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Book editing is by design an invisible art, aimed at creating books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable for readers, while directing all credit to their authors. It is also a multifaceted craft, involving the selection of books to publish, the development and refinement of their contents, and the business of bringing them to readers--tasks sometimes vested in a single editor, sometimes shared among several. And the details of editing vary greatly depending on a book's publisher, genre, format, and intended ...

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What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226299976

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What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226299839

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