[NetBehaviour] Two Free Books by Alan Sondheim, Originally Published by Salt!
Helen Varley Jamieson
helen at creative-catalyst.com
Mon Feb 25 13:12:12 CET 2019
i don't think lulu (or print-on-demand in general) is about making money
- at least, not for the author!! :D but it does mean that people who
like to read words on paper have the option to get a print copy (of
course they can also print out a pdf ... ).
On 22.02.19 16:49, Alan Sondheim wrote:
> I'd rather distribute them for free; when I've had things on Lulu, I
> never made any money, and this way, the work can move around freely
> from that kind of model.
> Thanks!, Alan
> On Fri, 22 Feb 2019, Helen Varley Jamieson wrote:
>> that is crap that you weren't informed about it, but good that you
>> have the
>> pdfs. have you thought about putting them onto a print-on-demand site
>> On 21.02.19 23:26, Alan Sondheim wrote:
>> Two Free Books by Alan Sondheim, Originally Published by Salt!
>> Deep Language, Salt Publishing, Cambridge, 2010
>> The Wayward, Salt Publishing, Cambridge, 2004
>> Both of these books sold poorly and were unceremoniously dropped
>> by Salt. I wasn't informed, and had no chance to buy additional
>> copies myself - I only found out when I tried to order some a
>> year or so ago. I'm also no longer included on the authors list.
>> Apparently a very large number of other authors were dropped as
>> well. I do believe we should have been informed that this was
>> going to happen. In any case, here are two free books for you!
>> The Wayward is based on MOOs, Talkers, MUDs, and other forms of
>> digital texting; there are a number of "playlets" and other
>> kinds of dialogs in it. The blurbs are by Maria Damon and
>> Stephanie Strickland. (They're not included in the pdf.)
>> Deep Language is wilder, occupying positions between codework
>> and text, classical language, and semiotic splatter. The two
>> books resonate with each other. The blurbs are by Maria Damon
>> and John Cayley. (Again, they're not included in the pdf.)
>> The books were beautifully printed; they were just taken down.
>> Think of them as orphans, with beautiful deep and wayward
>> language, and enjoy.
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>> helen varley jamieson
>> helen at creative-catalyst.com
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