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Quote of the Day

Galassi on Booksellers: 'The Unsung Heroes of Publishing'

photo: Michael Lionstar

"I've always loved bookstores, and I think booksellers are kind of the unsung heroes of publishing in a way. And when I was first in publishing, as a young editor, I would go around with a friend of mine, who was one of the salespeople, and we would go calling on bookstores, in Connecticut, in Chicago and other places. And, you know, it was such an insight into the actual place that exchange happens. So in [Muse] I decided to make this woman, Morgan Dickerman, be a kind of conscience for the main character."

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