When I was a graduate student, one of the many ways I earned some desperately-needed cash was working as an in-house textbook reviewer for several publishing houses. An in-house book reviewer's job is to read and fact-check a book, and to catch any remaining copy editing errors before the book goes to press. After reading and extensively commenting on a number of books, I developed some very strong ideas as to what is particularly effective in a textbook -- ideas that I plan to use in my ornithology textbook. But I always thought my ideas were screamingly obvious to anyone who writes or reads a textbook. But apparently, they aren't so obvious because I've not seen any textbooks that put many of my ideas to use. Well, until now.
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