Science Fiction Ads for the Literati

There is a new post at Thornfield Hall Redux, “Science Fiction for the Literati.”

“I love skimming ads in old science fiction books.  Commercialism may corrupt us, but I also am an avid reader of book ads in The New York Review of Books.  Still, SF paperbacks have the most amusing ads.  Smack in the middle of a back page that urged me, “Buy them at your local bookstore or use coupon on next page for ordering,” I found the title of a hitherto unfamiliar book, The Elephant and the Kangaroo by T. H. White. ”

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