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Women Writers in Fine Press, Revisited

A little over a year ago I wrote a post about women writers being represented in fine and private press offerings. And about my reading of women writers generally. That post can be reviewed here. I embarked on a year … Continue reading

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A Lost Lady by Willa Cather; published by The Limited Editions Club

This short novel by Willa Cather is a great example of the Schiff-era output of The Limited Editions Club as he changed the direction of the LEC from using book illustrators and graphic artists to using “fine art” artists to … Continue reading

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The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens; Published by the Limited Editions Club

I’ve read a lot of Dickens in my life, but I believe the only one of his Christmas books that I’ve read before this review is The Chimes. I love his novels and hope to get through them all at … Continue reading

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Women Writers in Fine Press

I’m a feminist. And I try very hard to be a good one as well as a consistent ally to the women in my life and around me. I watch my male privilege closely but oft times one can’t help … Continue reading

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Notes from the 48th California International Antiquarian Book Fair

I’ve just returned from a book weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area where I was able to spend a day at both the 48th California International Antiquarian Book Fair and the CODEX Book Fair.

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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo; Published by the Limited Editions Club

“So long as there shall exist, by reason of law and custom, a social condemnation, which, in the face of civilization, artificially creates hells on earth, and complicates a destiny that is divine with human fatality; so long as the … Continue reading

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Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice by James Branch Cabell; Published by the Limited Editions Club

The Whole Book Experience is all about how a particular book might affect me as I read it. Of course the experience is literary. And with the fine and private press books I concentrate on for this blog, it is … Continue reading

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Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust; The Limited Editions Club

How to start about a novel like Swann’s Way? How to articulate the feeling of reading Proust? That’s a touch challenge for me even on a second reading. It is definitely easier to dwell on the physical book itself, in … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Whole Book Experiences

Recently I got  to thinking that I’ve never posted WHAT my top five “Whole Book Experience” books are. Seems like an interesting concept to mull over as I explore books through this blog, so I this list to change over … Continue reading

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The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo; published by the Limited Editions Club

I dedicate this book to the rock of hospitality and liberty, to that nook of ancient Norman soil where dwells the noble little race of the sea, to the isle of Guernsey, severe yet gentle. My present asylum, probably my … Continue reading

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