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Betty Ballantine, Who Helped Introduce Paperbacks, Dies at 99

Betty Ballantine, Who Helped Introduce Paperbacks, Dies at 99

The New York Times - By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

Betty Ballantine, who with her husband helped transform reading habits in the pre-internet age by introducing inexpensive paperback books to Americans, died on Feb. 12 in Bearsville, N.Y. She was 99. She had been in declining health and died at her home, about three hours north of New York City, her …

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