Careers for Bookworms 2nd Ed. Paperback – Nov 5 1998
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From the Back Cover
You are a bookworm if you relish days lost in the library stacks somewhere between Sa-Se and Se-Si. You are a bookworm if you read every possible moment you can--on the train, at lunch, at the doctor's office, in bed. Now Careers for Bookworms can help you turn your passion for pages into a career. Here you will find out how bookworms:. .
- Run book publishing companies .
- Write and research for magazines .
- Keep everything in order at the library .
- Research critical information for government think tanks .
- Sell books to other bookworms .
- Pass along the love of reading to the next generation . . . and more .
Inside, you'll find all the information you need on salaries, working conditions, and opportunities for professional advancement. Written for newcomers and career-changers alike, Careers for Bookworms is an essential book for anyone considering a career in this addictive hobby.. . --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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It has endless information on Career Possibilities for Bookworms, Careers in Libraries, Careers in Book Publishing, Careers in the Private Sector, Careers with Magazines and Newspapers, Careers in Glamour Industries, Careers in Education, Careers in Research, Careers with the Government, More Career Opportunities for Bookworms.
This book gives an insight of the vision the authors have for old and new professionals in the field.
One may wonder why all this focus on print medium, and not a single chapter dealing with new incarnations of the book: e-books, desktop publishing, etc. Hope and pray the next edition will incorporate the newer paths, and show that the box is not limited, anyways.
The book describes the particular field in which a Bookworm can utilize their skills ( librarian, teacher, copy editor, etc.), tells you of any educational requirements needed, and gives a brief bibliography of additional resources at the chapter's end.
Careers for Bookworms is good in that introduces you to the various careers out there available for advid readers. Unfortunately it fails to discuss any internet possibilities for bookworms. Although it lists the jobs available, it fails to give in depth descriptions as to how one finds these jobs. The book certainly needs a revision but is a good start in those seeking career opportunities in reading books.