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Self-published books

Fall 2010

Legacy of Angels


B.J. Scott ’68, 2008


The issue of whether to review self-published books resurfaces here at WSM periodically, as it does in many other review venues. The argument against reviewing such books assumes that publication by a commercial publisher promises some standard of quality, whereas self-publication is relegated to the “vanity” press.   However, a half hour of browsing in any bookstore should at least shed doubt on that assumption.

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