--- In email@example.com, "Rick Ollerman" <rick@...> wrote:
> What's bothering me since I read the original post is that the type
> size in the Stark House books isn't any smaller than most other mass
> market paperbacks. To my naked eye it appears the same size. I can
> find books with slightly larger or slightly smaller sizes. You can't
> realistically condemn Stark House without painting most everyone else
> with the same brush.
> What an odd and unfair criticism. For just about any book not written
> by Robert B. Parker or Dick Francis, you're probably going to be
> dealing with the same print size. Just wait until you pick up copies
> of the Gold Medals. Make sure you have your eyeglasses handy.
A colored sheet to filter out the yellow, too... And old Gold Medals
can fall apart. I have used a 45 degree opening and a strong clip
along the spine. It works, but it's not very comfortable. If you open
those old paperbacks all the way, they will fall apart.
I have not noticed any problem with Hard Case books. They're as
legible as most paperbacks, and they seem structurally sturdier.
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