It’s the 2016 Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

{Ed. Note: This is an annual article encouraging all Books and Vines readers to keep private and fine press publishers and re-sellers in mind this holiday season as your source for unique, classy and meaningful gifts. The article has been updated with current information and the latest news from private and fine press publishers, while I sheepishly admit lifting the introduction from the holiday article of last year. … Continue reading It’s the 2016 Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

Fancy: 8 Odes of John Keats, Barbarian Press (2015)

The latest release from Barbarian Press is a handsome book of poetry titled Fancy: 8 Odes of John Keats. The work contains all five of the ‘Great Odes‘ from Keats (Ode to Psyche, Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode on Melancholy, To Autumn), as well as three others: Ode on Indolence (which is similar to the Great Odes in form and was written in … Continue reading Fancy: 8 Odes of John Keats, Barbarian Press (2015)

It’s the Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

{Ed. Note: This is an annual article encouraging all Books and Vines readers to keep private and fine press publishers and re-sellers in mind this holiday season to be your source for unique, classy and meaningful gifts. The article has been updated with current information and the latest news from private and fine press publishers. Please pass this link on to everyone you know, the more that … Continue reading It’s the Holidays — Support the Private and Fine Press Eco-System!

The Eve of Saint Agnes, by John Keats, Barbarian Press (2003)

For a man that lived for just a bit more than 25 years, John Keats (1795-1821) has become one of the most influential and popular English poets of all-time.  Together with Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, Keats brought the English Romantic movement to its peak. He remains one of the most read of all English poets, despite having only written poetry for six years, none of which resulting in sales … Continue reading The Eve of Saint Agnes, by John Keats, Barbarian Press (2003)

It’s the Holidays — Support the Fine Press Eco-System!

{Ed. Note: This first ran last holiday season, though it has been updated with current information and the latest news from fine press publishers.} As the holiday’s quickly approach, it is time to remind all Books and Vines readers about the importance of doing all we can to support those who create and sell the finely done private press books we all admire. In a world awash … Continue reading It’s the Holidays — Support the Fine Press Eco-System!