My author copies of the book finally arrived yesterday.
I’ve seen one copy (that friends brought over to get autographed) in person, and one via zoom, and I know from online reports that a number of you received copies you ordered. I think author copies are handled differently at Amazon, and I know that I chose the cheap shipping option, so that’s probably why mine took so long.
So now finally I’ve been able to look through it at leisure and in good lighting. I have to say, it looks pretty darned good!
I was initially doubtful about Amazon’s print-on-demand process’s ability to handle color photos as more than diagrams or snapshots, but the two proof books convinced me it was quite respectable. I made additional adjustments after the second proof, though, so I hadn’t really seen the final result until now.
And I do still like my photos a lot.
So, ritual call to action here: