A Look at David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press

{Ed Note: I would like to thank David Pascoe for providing me with information on the press for this article.} One of the great perks of being associated with Books and Vines is the frequency in which I am made aware of outstanding new (and sometimes not new) fine press publishers that I was not aware of. In this world of mass commercialization and production, … Continue reading A Look at David Pascoe’s Nawakum Press

In the Direction of the Beginning, by Dylan Thomas, Melville Press, 2003

I will admit to not having read Dylan Thomas before. Mainly, I had it in my head that he would be ultra-modern in a James Joyce Ulysses sort of way, and so extremely laborious to read and excruciatingly meaningless for mere mortals without some sort of ability, via clairvoyant osmosis from the author’s brain, to understand what the hell he is trying to say. Yet, I … Continue reading In the Direction of the Beginning, by Dylan Thomas, Melville Press, 2003