What is it about a freshly minted book? The ink-smell? The factory-smooth pages? The transformation of the twinkle in the author’s eye into a real, live, drop-it-on-your-toe-and-it-hurts publication? Whatever it is, it was in good supply when advance copies of Tim Taylor’s A Beginner’s Guide to Mantle of the Expert arrived, wrapped teasingly in paper within cardboard within shrink-wrap.
Emily Benton’s design turned Tim Taylor’s text and Steve Beaumont’s stunning photos into a properly clear, effective guide for teachers and academics, and the printers did a great job. Thanks to all for a job well done!