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Subject:Re: review From:Jim Grey <jimgrey -at- IQUEST -dot- NET> Date:Mon, 22 May 1995 07:38:00 EST
Roy Johnson, in his review of Nicholas Negroponte's book, said:
>In fact the book is produced on paper of such poor
>quality that you can read the print on both sides at once. [It's not
>clear if this is a high-tech device or an ironic comment from the
This is probably a function of currently outrageously high paper prices.
The cost of paper has shot up since last fall, slicing publishers' margins,
if you'll pardon me, paper-thin. At IDG Books, we've investigated several
avenues to reduce our suddenly exorbitant paper costs, I'm sure including
using cheap, thin stock. We still use decent-quality paper, though.
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