Picador Shots

Picador Shots

Picador Shots

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In June, 2006, Picador (an imprint at PanMacmillan) launched Picador Shots, a series of pocket-sized books. They priced them at £1 and packaged them as disposable books that were supposed to be an alternative to magazines. 

The Shots stated aim was to promote the short story as well as the work of some Picador’s authors.  it was a smart marketing ploy that likely exposed their writers to a broader audience—in the same way that chapbooks do. As near as I can tell, they produced a dozen or so titles before the series fizzled out in 2014?


Picador
Macmillan
175 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010
800.221.7945

September 1, 1939

September 1, 1939

César Aira

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