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Old October 27 2012, 09:53 PM   #68
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Re: Is SF in a state of exhaustion?

Greg Cox wrote: View Post
(And I prefer "modern-day pulp writer" to "hack," btw.)

Over my decades in bookstores I can't say that I've looked for a particular publisher, but it can have added value once you pick it up because you're interested in the title/author/cover or whatever... as in "Hey, these guys usually publish good books" if it was someone you were unfamiliar with. I definitely remember Del Rey having that cachet back in the day.
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