Archive for February, 2010

Feb 20 2010

In Praise of New Directions

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New Directions is the publishing house started in 1936 by James Laughlin, at age 22. To make a very long story short, New Directions went on to become one of America’s great publishers and an indispensable boon to the modernist avant garde. ND published Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Delmore Schwartz, Gertrude Stein, Henry Miller, […]

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Feb 19 2010

New HarperCollins Titles

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Those folks at Harper have been putting out some great stuff lately.                         (Just click on the pic for more info and to buy online. Unless you hit us on a day that we ran out, all of these titles are in stock in the real […]

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Feb 05 2010

The Emperor’s New Books?

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The Believer is one of the magazines we carry on our ever bustier magazine rack. Believer book reviews are insightful about not only the specifics of the book but why it might be important to a greater body of literature. In a new take on the  ‘anonymous review,’ Justin Taylor was asked to invert the […]

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