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Books
What you going to learn today
History of books

How Books Are Made
To Publish: Three Major Players
Book Censorship
-"Sexually explicit"
-"offensive language"
-"unsuited to age group"
-"violence"
-"homosexuality"
-"anti-family"
-"religious viewpoint"
-"occult"
-"Satanic"
Conclusion
Culture
Publishing and changes
Censorship
Uses
According to "Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century." Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10#2013>.

Picture curtsey of "Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century." Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10#2013>.

Censorship:
The use of the state and other legal or official means to
restrict speech.
--
Culture Wars, Documents from the Recent Controversies in the Arts
, edited by Richard Boltons


PBS. PBS. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/cultureshock/whodecides/definitions.html>.

Censorship
: ". . .
control
of the information and ideas circulated within a society. . . . altering or
suppressing
parts thought to be
offensive
. . . .
immoral
or
obscene
,
heretical
or
blasphemous
,
seditious
or
treasonable
, or
injurious
to the
national security
."
--Encarta Encyclopedia


PBS. PBS. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/cultureshock/whodecides/definitions.html>.

Publishers

Authors

Booksellers
Picture courtesy of:
"8 Great Books That Few People Know Of - WhytoRead Books." WhytoRead Books. N.p., 26 Dec. 2014. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
Hanson, Ralph E. "Chapter 4." Mass Communication: Living in a Media World. 4th ed. Washington, DC: CQ, 2014. 82-89. Print.
Publishers
buy manuscripts
turn them into books
market books to public
Top Five Global Publishers
1. Pearson $7.4 billion
2. Reed Elsevier $6.7 billion
3. Thomas Reuters $5.1 billion
4. Wolters Kluwer $4.9 billion
5. Bertelsmann $4.3 billion
Top US Publishers
1. McGraw Hill $2.7 billion
2. Scholastic $2.2 billion
3. John Wiley $1.7 billion
4. HarperCollins $1.4 billion
5. Reader's Digest $1.1 billion
Picture Courtesy of: "Greg Johnson, "Relaunching Our Book Publishing" | Counter-Currents Publishing." CounterCurrents Publishing The CounterCurrents 2014 Summer FundraiserRelaunching Our Book Publishing Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
Hanson, Ralph E. "Chapter 4." Mass Communication: Living in a Media World. 4th ed. Washington, DC: CQ, 2014. 83. Print.
Typical Author
Experience
proposal to publisher

publisher accepts pays 1/2 advance

write, submit by deadline

editor sends revisions

manuscript is accepted, rest of advance

production

author's final corrections of proofs

printing, distribution, and minimal marketing begins

book reaches stores
Thoughts on censorship. . .
Excerpt One
Do You Judge a Book By Its Cover?
" "Don't," he said, wiggling out of his pajama bottoms. He led my hand to his penis. "Katherine. . . I'd like you to meet Ralph. . . Ralph, this is Katherine. She's a very good friend of mine."
"Does every penis have a name?". . ."

Was is banned?
Yes
.

Judy Blume's Forever
"ScribbleBibble." : The Writing Process Explained (in 5 Easy Steps). N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
Hanson, Ralph E. "Chapter 4." Mass Communication: Living in a Media World. 4th ed. Washington, DC: CQ, 2014. 84-85. Print.

""Forever"" Censorship & Judy Blume. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://censorshipandjudyblume.weebly.com/forever.html>.

Picture curtsey of "Forever." Goodreads. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37743.Forever>.

Excerpt two
How a book is published
how press censorship works
Distributors and
Traditional Booksellers
Ingram Book Group
"If you have to dry the dishes
(Such an awful, boring chore)
If you have to dry the dishes
(‘Stead of going to the store)
If you have to dry the dishes
And you drop one on the floor—
Maybe they won’t let you
Dry the dishes anymore."

from writing to the Amazon(.com)
largest wholesaler
buyers well thought of
Barnes and Noble
Was is banned?
Yes
.

financial giant
recent struggles
How Not to Have to Dry the Dishes by Shel Silverstein
Taken from A Light in the Attic poem collection
from the authors to the shelves
Book of the Month Club
nations oldest and largest
lost some credibility
huge profit by cutting out bookstores
Hanson, Ralph E. "Chapter 4." Mass Communication: Living in a Media World. 4th ed. Washington, DC: CQ, 2014. 85-86. Print.
What we already know and what may surprise you
The birth of the letter
Online Competition
Amazon
30,000-25,000 BP (before Present): First signs of pictography Via cave walls
"“Come and have a drink,” he said. “A Free Cold Drink. Come. Come here and tell me all about your grandmother.”
Estha went. Drawn by yellow teeth. –
“Here. Behind the counter,” the Orangedrink Lemondrink Man said. He dropped his voice to a whisper. . . ."
Excerpt Three
" “What have you come here for, you sons of bitches? What are you doing here, eh?”
Someone dared to answer him.
“What do you think? Do you suppose we’ve come here for our own pleasure? Do you think we asked to come?”
A little more, and the man would have killed him. . . ."

publishing companies benefit/fear
hachette dispute
ebook price fixing scandal
future of reading is changing not only in market place but in method
Excerpt Four
4,100- 3,800 BCE: Ideographs pressed into clay to record land

"A Light In The Attic." CBSNews. CBS Interactive. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/banned-books-week/6/>.

Picture curtsey of "A Light in the Attic: How Not to Have to Dry the Dishes." MandyE. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://mandye.com/2013/07/04/how-not-to-have-to-dry-the-dishes/>.

1700 BC: Inscriptions found using less than 30 signs begin to appear
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
Was it banned?
No
.
Before The Press, There was the Scriptoria
The Scriptoria and Gutenberg
The rules of the Scriptoriums:

No Talking
No Corrections
Streitfeld, David. "Amazon Signs Up Authors, Writing Publishers Out of Deal." The New York Times. The New York Times, 16 Oct. 2011. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
"Amazon, Hachette End Publishing Dispute." WSJ. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.

"Judge Tosses Booksellers' Suit Against Publishers, Amazon." PublishersWeekly.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
Lynn, Barry C. "The Real Bad Guy in the E-Book Price Fixing Case." N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
First Press to hit the "new world" was actually in Spanish America
"Even Fact Will Not Change First Impressions." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.

"Why Book Covers Are So Important." Why Book Covers Are So Important. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
Scientific Studies
first impressions often trump knowledge
initial impressions from photograph, still
stick with individuals one month later
Industry Basics and Standards
outside of book should have as much care out into it as a books contents
sloppy cover indicates sloppy writing
The First Press established in Massachusetts Bay colony
The Bay Psalm Book (Properly titled The Whole Book of Psalmes)
Although Gutenburg did not create the press, he is primarily credited with using metal movable prints.
Mass Production in the 1800's and Beyond
The Rotary Press And the Linotype
With Growing Education; Pleasure Reading Mirrored the growth
as technology develops, so does our access...
As we look to the future
What can we expect from our growth of technology?
What will become of the "Real Book" ?
Bibliography
"8 Great Books That Few People Know Of - WhytoRead Books." WhytoRead Books. N.p., 26 Dec. 2014. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
"Greg Johnson, "Relaunching Our Book Publishing" | Counter-Currents Publishing." CounterCurrents Publishing The CounterCurrents 2014 Summer FundraiserRelaunching Our Book Publishing Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.
"ScribbleBibble." : The Writing Process Explained (in 5 Easy Steps). N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
Lynn, Barry C. "The Real Bad Guy in the E-Book Price Fixing Case." N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
"Judge Tosses Booksellers' Suit Against Publishers, Amazon." PublishersWeekly.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
"Amazon, Hachette End Publishing Dispute." WSJ. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
Streitfeld, David. "Amazon Signs Up Authors, Writing Publishers Out of Deal." The New York Times. The New York Times, 16 Oct. 2011. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
"Why Book Covers Are So Important." Why Book Covers Are So Important. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
"Even Fact Will Not Change First Impressions." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
Hanson, Ralph E. Mass Communication: Living in a Media World. 4th ed. Washington, DC: CQ, 2014. Print.
"Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin." Harry Ransom Center RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015
"America's First Book (Memory): American Treasures of the Library of Congress." America's First Book (Memory): American Treasures of the Library of Congress. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015
"History of Writing." History of Writing. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015
"American Printing." American Printing. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015
"Popular 1800s Books." Popular 1800s Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.
"2002 Report on Banned and Challenged Books: Highlights (cont.)." 2002 Report on Banned and Challenged Books: Highlights (cont.). Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.bannedbooks.info/report_highlights2.htm>.
"Night (book)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_(book)>.
"The God Of Small Things." The Geecologist. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://geecologist.org/2012/08/the-god-of-small-things/>.

Picture curtsey of "The God Of Small Things." The Geecologist. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://geecologist.org/2012/08/the-god-of-small-things/>.

"2002 Report on Banned and Challenged Books: Highlights (cont.)." 2002 Report on Banned and Challenged Books: Highlights (cont.). Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.bannedbooks.info/report_highlights2.htm>.

Picture curtsey of "Night (book)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_(book)>.
Night by Elie Wiesel
Was it banned?
Yes
.
Bibliography continued
"A Light In The Attic." CBSNews. CBS Interactive. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/banned-books-week/6/>.
"A Light in the Attic: How Not to Have to Dry the Dishes." MandyE. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://mandye.com/2013/07/04/how-not-to-have-to-dry-the-dishes/>.
Roy, Arundhati. The God of Small Things. New York: Random House, 1997. Print.
""Forever"" Censorship & Judy Blume. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://censorshipandjudyblume.weebly.com/forever.html>.
Picture curtsey of "Forever." Goodreads. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37743.Forever>.
"Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century." Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10#2013>.
Silverstein, Shel. A Light in the Attic. New York, N.Y.: Harper & Row, 1981. Print.
Blume, Judy. Forever ...: A Novel. Scarsdale, N.Y.: Bradbury, 1975. Print.
Wiesel, Elie. Night. 1955. Print.
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