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Doing an index: it’s important but still a drag

I am in the midst of doing the index for the book you see to the left. The book is due to appear in the summer of 2012, but the index needs to be done a bit sooner–in two weeks. I am reading through the page proofs just now, looking for any errors and assembling the index as I go.This is not the first time I’ve done an index but each time I set to work on one I have a fantasy of handing off the job to someone else. And then a little voice enters my mind.Actually, Read more