ERIC Number: ED260431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Responsibilities of the American Book Community.
Cole, John Y., Ed.
The responsibilities of publishers and booksellers are discussed in this book, which is divided into three parts. Part I sketches the remarks of the principal speakers at the invitational colloquium on the "Private and Public Responsibilities of the American Publisher" held on April 4 and 5, 1979, and includes the papers of two of these speakers: "On Having Responsibilities and Being Responsible" by Erwin A. Glikes and "The Private and Public Responsibilities of the American Publisher" by Lewis A. Coser. Part II contains a report, by Hugh Seidman, of the January 30, l980, symposium sponsored by the American Center of PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists) International and the Arthur Garfield Hayes Center for Civil Liberties of New York University, as well as selected statements made at the March l3, l980, hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopoly, and Business Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary. Part III summarizes the April 25, 1980, seminar on "The Co-Responsibilities of American Publishers and Booksellers" and includes the four papers commissioned for the seminar: "Publishers and Booksellers: The Perennial Odd Couple" by John Tebbel, "American Publishers and Booksellers: A Personal Perspective" by Carl A. Kroch, "The Responsibilities of Publishers to Booksellers" by George A. Brockway, and "Inflation: A Dilemma for All Book Industry Participants" by E. Wayne Nordberg. (EL)
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.