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Elizabeth Castro

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Studied Spanish, Catalan, and Basque at University of Pennsylvania and University of California at Berkeley. Moved to Barcelona in 1987, found job in computer company translating documentation and software. Started Página Uno in 1990: publisher of Mac related books in Spanish. Moved back to US in 1993 to edit 5th edition of The Macintosh Bible. Wrote first edition of HTML Visual QuickStart Guide in 1995, now worldwide bestseller with more than 1 million copies sold in many languages. Also written books on Perl/CGI, XML, Blogger, iPhoto.

Most recently, wrote EPUB Straight to the Point, and accompanying miniguides, to help people publish ebook versions of their books.

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Totally impressed with my sister Jenn's new book, Mom*Me, which Amazon just brought to my door. It's really great, the kind of book I'd buy even if she wasn't my sister. Course she is, so that means I get to buy a couple of copies :)
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Granted, I'm biased, since I am the editor! I think "What's up with Catalonia?" is a great collection of articles on the current political situation in Catalonia, written specifically for a non-Catalan audience. The articles, written by 35 experts ...more
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I liked it, I did. Especially the beginning. But I wanted it to go longer. I love Tyler's books because they immerse me in her amazing characters, and this time I didn't have enough time with them.
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