Take a look at old time book advertisements

Read Me: A Century of Classic American Book Advertisements - Dwight Garner

A fascinating thing is that many of the ads are for writers who we know as classic, canonical, famous, etc. Even folks like Steinbeck, Updike, and Kerouac had to start somewhere.


Click on the link for the full review and check out a bygone time where books were sold via advertisements, long before bloggers and Amazon.