Death of Betty Ballantine

September 25, 1919 - February 12, 2019
| Age 99

Popularized the paperback and science fiction through Ballantine books
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Betty Ballantine and her husband Ian helped invent the modern paperback through their Bantam and Ballantine books. Paperbacks in America were not popular until the Ballantines improved the quality of the product and offered better titles. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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