The 40th Whittington Summer Show: September 5, 2009

On the afternoon of Saturday 5th September the Whittington Press will hold its annual open day, coinciding as usual with the Whittington Summer Show. Several other presses, a marbler, a typefounder, a bookseller and a paper merchant will also be showing their wares....

Books with out jackets: the new thing?

The New York Observer reports on several prominent trade publishers who will be issuing hardcover titles this fall without dust jackets. Instead, the cover art will be printed, even embossed, directly onto the boards.  These publishers, the article states, are taking...

Palladio’s Homes from Old School Press

The most recent production from the Old School Press is Palladio’s Homes. The book reprints chapters on the principles of villa design from Andrea Palladio’s I Quattro Libri dell’Architettura with reflections on Palladio’s designs by architects...

Plunging

The latest title from Midnight Paper Sales (and I believe the eighth title in the “Little Book Series”) is Plunging, a poem by Edwidge Danticat. I’d link to further information (and provide an image), but unfortunately it’s not mentioned on the...