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Encyclopedia > Digest size

Digest size is a standard magazine size, smaller than a conventional bedsheet size magazine but larger than a standard paperback book, approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. A collection of magazines A magazine is a periodical publication containing a variety of articles on various subjects. ... Paperback may refer to a kind of book binding by which papers are simply folded without cloth or leather and bound - usually with glue rather than stitches or staples - into a thick paper cover; or to a book with this type of binding. ... Mid-19th century tool for converting between different standards of the inch An inch is an Imperial unit of length. ...


The most famous digest sized magazine is, perhaps unsurprisingly, Reader's Digest, for which the size appears to have been named. The US TV Guide also uses the format. The cover of the May 2004 issue of Readers Digest. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations by or about: United States Wikinews has news related to this article: United States United States government Official website of the United States government - Gateway to governmental sites White House - Official site of the US President Senate. ... TV Guide is a weekly magazine about TV programming. ...


Since the 1950s it has also been used by several science fiction magazines including: Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...

The manga graphic novel format is similar to digest size, although slightly narrower and generally thicker. Science Fantasy was a British science fiction and fantasy magazine of the 1950s and 1960s. ... F&SF April 1971, special Poul Anderson issue. ... Galaxy Science Fiction magazine was the creation of noted pulp magazine editor Horace Leonard Gold, generally known as H. L. Gold. ... Astounding Stories was a seminal science fiction magazine founded in 1930. ... Asimovs Science Fiction is a science fiction magazine. ... Rurouni Kenshin manga, volume 1 (English version) Manga (漫画) is the Japanese word for comics; outside of Japan, it usually refers specifically to Japanese comics. ... Graphic novel (sometimes abbreviated GN) is a term for a kind of book, usually telling an extended story with sequential art ( comics). ...


The A5 paper size used by many UK fanzines is slightly wider and taller than digest size. There have been many standard sizes of paper at different times and in different countries. ... A fanzine (see also: zine) is an amateur publication created by fans of a particular cultural phenomena (such as a literary genre or type of music) to address or correspond with others who share their interest. ...


 
 

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