The Voices of Marrakesh, by Elias Canetti, Arion Press (2001)

One of my favorite things about collecting works from Arion Press is that while I get a good selection of well known classics, I also get introduced to great works and great writers who, while lesser known, are well worth exploring. An excellent example of which is Arion’s publication of The Voices of Marrakesh by Elias Canetti. Canetti (1905–1994), a Bulgarian-born writer who wrote plays, novels and non-fiction, won the Nobel Prize … Continue reading The Voices of Marrakesh, by Elias Canetti, Arion Press (2001)

My Visit to Arion Press, Part Three – Books (1st Set)

In previous articles concerning my recent visit to Arion Press, I covered the equipment and art to be found in their facilities. Of course, what most of you want to see is their beautiful books, which is, after all, Arion’s raison d’être.  Seeing all of the editions that have been created by Arion Press is a wonderful experience. What strikes me as most impressive is the … Continue reading My Visit to Arion Press, Part Three – Books (1st Set)

Arion Press, Photos of The Ballad of Lemon and Crow & The Voices of Marrakesh

I always get excited running across Arion Press books that I have not seen before, so I was thrilled when I saw a couple that I had not seen before in my local bookstore (Book Gallery in Phoenix — no I am not a paid spokesman(!), nor do I have any interest, other than the store is great, Mike Riley (the owner) and his staff … Continue reading Arion Press, Photos of The Ballad of Lemon and Crow & The Voices of Marrakesh

Arion Press, Photo’s of Recent Releases

{ed note:  Communicated with Arion Press on the lack of slipcases on a few of the books mentioned in the reviews below.   They kindly and correctly pointed out to me that the cost of making slipcases (as they do it by hand) is equivalent to the cost of binding, meaning that the price for slipcased books is clearly higher; result being that for certain … Continue reading Arion Press, Photo’s of Recent Releases