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The Hatchet Buddha by Rebecca Gayle Howell; Published by Larkspur Press

I originally came across Larkspur Press in my endless pursuit of the writings of Wendell Berry. It was a joy to discover that I could get pieces of his writings from small private presses like Larkspur and The Press on … Continue reading

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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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Poetry of Sappho; Published by the Arion Press

…“Whom again do I persuade to take you back into her love? Who, Sappho, is doing you wrong?” These lines from a poem of Sappho speak to us across the millennium. It’s been twenty-six centuries since this intriguing and unforgettable … Continue reading

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The Iliad or the Poem of Force by Simone Weil; Published by The Lapis Press

This marvelous essay by French Philosopher, activist, and Christian Mystic Simone Weil came along at just the right time for me. I’ve been studying the Yoga Sutra of Patañjali while completing my 200 –hour yoga certification and thinking a lot … 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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Zane Grey and Me by Lisa Rappoport; Published by Littoral Press

I met Lisa Rappoport of Littoral Press at CODEX 2013, where I remember having a delightful chat with her about her books and other sundry things, bought a couple of raffle tickets (only because my daughter was with me…I never … Continue reading

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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton; Published by the Arion Press

The Age of Innocence seems an appropriate title to begin my first fine press review by a women writer in almost two years. Since I reviewed Rachel Carson’s Undersea published by the Nawakum Press, I’ve reviewed fifteen other books by … Continue reading

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