March 8, 2005

News & Opinion: Waterproof Reads

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 2:16 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Fortune had a little article about waterproof books in the March 7th issue. DuraBooks are the creation of Melcher Media. The book is a combination of plastics and patented processes, which make the books perfect for poolside reading. Unfortunately, I did not see any business titles available in their current catalog.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.