"Julia Hardy is a truly great editor; perceptive and tough, she has kept my feet to the fire and reigned in my wanderings.  Moreover, she understands my thinking almost better than I do."

Acknowledgements, Joseph Eger, Music and Revolution: From Beethoven to Einstein to the 99%


I'm honored by this one:


By Victor Pottorff

Dedicated to Robyn, Mr. Desmond, and Julia Hardy


"Julia Hardy kept a watchful eye over every aspect of the process of creating this book, acting as eagle-eyed proofreader, process manager and cheerleader."

Jim Brooking, Fearrington Village Directory, 2013


"I am especially indebted to my editor, Julia Hardy, who also formatted this entire book to the exacting specifications required by CreateSpace."

Acknowledgements, Jack de Vries, Sunset Over Java


"Ms. Julia Hardy has seen me through this project, through editing, proofreading, and all the little emergencies involved in every stage. She also prepared the index* for this volume."

Acknowledgements, Charles H. Long, Significations: Signs, Symbols, and Images in the Interpretation of Religion, Fortress Press, 1986 (and multiple reprint editions; currently published in the Series in Philosophical and Cultural Studies in Religion, by The Davies Group Publishers; 2nd edition, 2004)

*The index was described by David Carrasco (Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, Harvard University) at the American Academy of Religion session saluting the publication of Significations as “an index that has a book to least as good as the book.”