I have to confess I love the product – these pocket-sized beauties are just perfect for an afternoon read. The website looks as stylish as the book covers – which are presented in a very tempting way under the Books tab. Even a self-confessed e-book junkie like me yearns to hold one. This unique independent press publishes three new books in translation a year, and readers can sign up to receive each new title either by subscription or by purchasing book bundles. Individual titles can be bought too.
Peirene Press exudes intimacy – reinforced by its membership offer, its reading group and supper club – inviting readers to immerse themselves not only in the stories it publishes but also in the world of the people that make them happen. A quirky blog completes the picture. Buying into the whole Peirene package might not be to every reader’s taste – but the books are definitely worth a serious investment of time and money.
Visit website: http://www.peirenepress.com/
Men Who Stare at Books is a welcome invitation into a world of unapologetic man stuff from the guys at Headline Books. Definitely worth dropping in for a rummage.
I met @annecater through Twitter – and was hooked by her self-confessed obsession with receiving things through the post which began when she was a child.
I’m a big fan of the Edinburgh International Book Festival and visit when I can – but I live 200 miles away, so it’s not always that easy.
Scott McLoud’s TED talk on understanding comics and graphic fiction is just one of an inspiring collection of informed speakers that tackle all kinds of personal, unexpected and engrossing subjects.