Over My Shoulder

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Over My Shoulder: Reflections on a Science Fiction Era (Donald M. Grant Publisher) is Lloyd Arthur Eshbach's 1982 memoir of sf book publishing in the 30s through the ’50s, which was almost totally the realm of the fannish small press, set against his own background and life.

Fantasy Press, Gnome Press, Shasta, Prime Press, FPCI, and Arkham House were the kingpins of science fiction publishing three or four decades ago. From its details emerges a picture of a handful of men who accomplished things as fantastic in their own way as the fiction they published. With a 16-page photo supplement, index, and checklist of published books.

"an essential­...the only in-depth inside portrait of the postwar specialty publishers and personalities."—Jack L. Chalker & Mark Owings

Publication 1982
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