My Evening With M. Proust

In Guest Contributors by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams BERKELEY: As the host and moderator of Publishing Perspectives’ year long Proust-reading experience, The Cork-Lined Room, I’ve often found myself wondering: Who exactly is it that is out there reading and apparently enjoying the 3000+ pages of Marcel Proust’s masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time? For whom am I spending evenings reading and posting? Is it Francophiles? …

The Handmade Edition and E-book Can Coexist

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka This past weekend I was in El Paso, Texas for the biennial Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design, a prize that honors “fine printing as art” and was this year given to Chad Pastotnik and James Dissette for their edition of Heart of Darkness (Chester River Press, 2008). Carl Hertzog was a discovery to me: It turns out the …