Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The paper that occupied the spring

This semester I had a rare opportunity to do something practical in grad school.

I took a class on the history and practice of publishing, and wrote a paper on the future of independent bookstores.

I've gotten my professor's feedback, shared it with a few people, and finally decide to release it into the wild. It's up on Scribd, and embedded below, for anyone who wants to check it out.1

Modernizing the Cultural Elite

1 My professor commented -- in a good way -- on the fact that the style here is not what one generally hears from academics. Which does not mean it's just a longer version of my usual posts. Consider yourself warned.