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Francis Keese Wynkoop Drury

The first comprehensive American works on book selection were textbooks written by Francis Keese Wynkoop Drury "Book Selection" (1930). It states that the right book will be provided to the right reader at the right time. In this principle the reader is the central theme. According to Drury one should strive to get the best title on any subject, but add mediocre titles that will be read rather than superior titles that will be unread.
Popular Quotes of Francis Keese Wynkoop Drury includes - "The high purpose of Book Selection is to provide the right book for the right reader at the right time". Book Selection (1930).