Author: Oliver Corlett

Mission Hills, CA Paperback Show Continues To Grow

Tom Lesser, Show Producer, with William Nolan. While many other Book Fairs are closing or seeing less traffic, buyers, sellers, collectors and just the plain curious swarmed the 3 rooms of booths and displays at the 2003 Mission Hills Paperback…

Never Mind The Book, How’s The Cover?

Books As Literature “It is a salutary discipline to consider the vast number of books that are written, the fair hopes with which their authors see them published, and the fate which awaits them. What chance is there that any…

A Short History of Paperbacks

Along with many other products of our culture, paperbacks have become a very active area for collecting. This article gives a short history of this quite interesting artifact, and a very brief overview of what collectors in the category generally…