Making Books  

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: How INTERNATIONAL CONGLOMERATES TOOK OVER PUBLISHING AND CHANGED THE WAY WE READ, by Andre Schiffrin Verso Books, 2000 181 pp $23 BOOK BUSINESS: PUBLISHING PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE by Jason Epstein Norton, 2001 188 pp $21.95 …



Ambassador to a Private World  

BOOKS DISCUSSED IN THIS ESSAY: Seeing Mary Plain: A Life of Mary McCarthy by Frances Kiernan Norton, 2000 845 pp $35 Partisans:Marriage, Politics, and Betrayal Among the New York Intellectuals by David Laskin Simon & Schuster, 2000 319 pp $26 …