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Marginalia — Ed Zuckerman

Ed Zuckerman was distressed to find that the recent editions of titles he read in his youth were changed subtly or dramatically but mostly silently.  The same titles and volume numbers were being used to sell stories that were at least shorter and sometimes completely different than what had originally offered.   At the urging […]



Although marginalia could refer to any writings or sketches in the blank spaces of a printed book, it is most often used to describe instances where someone with a close connection to a book has made marks in it.   Sometimes this is a reader who is interacting with the text.  Famous examples include marks to indicate […]