Book clubs (Bookselling) -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Book-of-the-Month Club records
Call Number: YCAL MSS 278
Overview: The collection consists of proofs and "first reader reports" that document a component of the selection process for titles that became Book-of-the-Month Club selections. The proofs are pre-publication copies of manuscripts, used by Book-of-the-Month Club judges to select titles. The reports comprise reviews by in-house editors and outside readers of manuscripts under consideration for publication. They were written by a wide variety of individuals including Rosemary Benet, Basil Davenport,...