[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
>> like
>> Lulu?
>>
>> On 21.02.19 23:26, Alan Sondheim wrote:
>>
>>
>>       Two Free Books by Alan Sondheim, Originally Published by Salt!
>>
>>       http://www.alansondheim.org/Saltfront.jpg
>>       http://www.alansondheim.org/Saltback.jpg
>>
>>       http://www.alansondheim.org/deeplanguage.pdf
>>       Deep Language, Salt Publishing, Cambridge, 2010
>>
>>       http://www.alansondheim.org/TheWayward.pdf
>>       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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