VICTORIA MARINI'S work was featured in the column "The Last Book I loved" on The Rumpus.
Should Jackets Be Required?By Victoria Marini
his is not a fairytale, though it begins like one. Once upon a time publishing houses sold books to booksellers, and they in turn sold books to readers. To some extent this is still very true, but the ominous glow of amazon.com, of Kindles and Nooks, has stricken publishings traditional business models to near paralysis.