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American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street by Paula Rabinowitz (2014)

American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street by Paula Rabinowitz (2014)

What actually was the idea of Englishman Allen Lane during WWII found its way to the United States: the invention of a small, affordable book format, available almost anywhere where you could buy chewing gum and cigarettes. Lane, after unsuccessfully searching for small-sized books to read on his daily train rides, in 1935 founded Penguin […]