Among Friends: An Illustrated Oral History of American Book Publishing and Bookselling in the 20th Century (Hardcover)
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In lively personal essays about the people, companies and books that helped shape our culture, more than 100 prominent figures in publishing and bookselling recall their careers during a time of extraordinary growth, from the postwar period through the revolutions of the 1960s and ’70s to the new millennium.
Among Friends has been printed in a limited edition of 1600 hand-numbered vellum-jacketed hardcovers with ribbon markers, each packaged in a decorative die-cut clamshell box.
Illustrated with original photography of vintage book jackets, period graphics from Publishers Weekly and archival photos, Among Friends reveals how the book industry both reflected and responded to massive societal changes. This deluxe limited edition pays homage to the creative and entrepreneurial spirit that has always fueled the book business.
About the Author
Buz Teacher co-founded Running Press Book Publishers and was publisher until 2004. Janet Bukovinsky Teacher is a former magazine writer and editor.