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    • Monday, October 1, 2018
      • 7:00pm – 8:30pm
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    11730 State Route 700
    Hiram, Ohio 44234
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Rebuilding Books: Why Paperbacks Replaced Hardcovers

Historian Molly Guptill Manning discusses how publishers designed miniature ‘wartime edition’ paperbacks that fit inside a uniform pocket and provided entertainment to American troops in World War II. When the book industry only printed hardcovers, this trailblazing technology proved the utility and demand for a more convenient book format.

VIEW Molly Guptill Manning’s Bio