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Ken Johnson's The Digest Index


Ken Johnson's Defunct Paperbacks


Link to Ken Johnson's article on SF Pornography


Maurice Wadle's Artist List for Signet and Penguin Books


Vintage American Paperbacks -- In the Beginning (Part 1)


The Post-War Years and Evolution of the PBO (Part 2)


The Most Valuable Authors (Part 3)


Are Images of Vintage Paperback Covers and Original Artwork in the "Public Domain?"


The Bookworm


Censorship in the Paperback Age


Book Quotes


Collectors -- Would you like to contribute an article? E-mail your observations about collectible paperbacks, and I'll post it for the benefit of others. Let me know how you'd like to be credited (and if you'd like your e-mail address included).