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  1. Posted August 6, 2011 at 1:11 am | Permalink

    The short book has a long history. In 1971, in the very first issue of Scholarly Publishing, bill McClung outlined the rationale for the short book and later implemented it in a series at the University of California Press called Quantum Books. More recently, Princeton University Press launched a series of very short anbd very small books with Harry Frankfurt’s essay “On Bullshit,” which proved phenomenally successful.

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