Mandy Brown

Mandy Brown
Founder, A Book Apart


Mandy Brown is a writer, editor, designer, and publisher. She is co-founder and editor for A Book Apart, a former contributing editor for A List Apart, and the editor of The Shape of Design, by Frank Chimero. She previously served as Communications Director at Typekit and Creative Director at W. W. Norton & Company. At home in Brooklyn, she spends her days at Studiomates.


Location: Astor Ballroom Level:
Moderated by:
Max Fenton (
Mandy Brown (A Book Apart), Paul Ford (Activate), Allen Tan (New York Times)
With our canons on our phones, our highlights in the clouds, libraries that deliver to local branches, and every treasure just one-click and two-day shipping away— how are we making the most of these luxuries? What are the best features of books—on screen and on paper—and why does this moment feel so exciting as readers? Read more.


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