At the bindery

The book is almost ready! At Acme Bookbinding in Charlestown with Paul Parisi, president of Acme, and Janet Rossi, production manager of MIT Press.

 The author with a cover just stamped.

The author with a cover just stamped.

 Trimming jackets

Trimming jackets

 Paul Parisi, President of Acme, with a pile of newly bound books.

Paul Parisi, President of Acme, with a pile of newly bound books.

 Inserting sheets between the covers and endpapers to aid drying.

Inserting sheets between the covers and endpapers to aid drying.

On press!

On press at Studley in Dalton, MA, with owner and CEO Suzanne Salinetti, master printers Jay and Scott, design manager Yasuyo Iguchi, and production manager Janet Rossi.

 Examining a sheet

Examining a sheet

 Checking ink levels

Checking ink levels

 Loading paper to start a print run

Loading paper to start a print run

 Taking a sheet of the press

Taking a sheet of the press

 Yasuyo in front of palette with completed printed sheets

Yasuyo in front of palette with completed printed sheets