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Quotation by Colin Haycraft
A publisher is a specialised form of bank or building society, catering for customers who cannot cope with life and are therefore forced to write about it.
Colin Haycraft (b. 1929), British publisher. Letter to Sunday Times (London, February 11, 1990).
"Hype," added Haycraft, "springs eternal in every publisher's breast."
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