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!

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!

Poetry of Sappho, Illustrated by Julie Mehretu, Arion Press

{Ed. Note:  1/25/2012.  I have now had months with the book. As you know if you read the original review, I have always liked Arion’s Sappho, always have been been thrilled with the quality. That having been said, after reading the book my appreciation and love of the production has grown immeasurably. Readers who have struggled with their initial interpretation of Ms. Mehretu’s work, should … Continue reading Poetry of Sappho, Illustrated by Julie Mehretu, Arion Press