Parenthesis 17 now available!

We are very pleased to announce that the fall 2009 issue of Parenthesis has been published. Our 17th issue examines a unique confluence of fine printing and AIDS relief, Leonard Baskin is remembered as a printer and book designer by his friend and colleague Sid...

Saving the Soul of the Book Club of California

I am writing this letter with the view of fomenting comment, rebellion and even, heaven forbid . . .  a change in policy to try to save the fine printer from extinction and save the soul of the Book Club of California. I find myself fondly remembering the good old...

In defense of fine printing . . . but not Wikipedia

The October 30, 2009 issue of The Times Literary Supplement features Sebastian Carter’s reasoned defense of the fine press book for an audience who, if aware of such books at all, perceives them as “playthings for wealthy collectors.” Here is...