We are thrilled to be on the regional and country shortlists for The British Book Awards’ new Small Press of the Year prize. We are in great company with 40 other independent publishers – we’re proud to be part of such a flourishing and enterprising industry. The winner will be announced on 13 May.
‘Phipps has compiled yet another weighty tome deeper than aesthetics and broader than brutalism. One thing Concrete Poetry resoundingly reaffirms is that brutalist sculpture continues to be as divisive as it is entrenched in the familiar landscape of postwar Britain.’
Last night saw the launch of Simon Phipps’ beautiful and timely new book Concrete Poetry: Post-War Modernist Public Art at the Barbican.
This stunning collection of photographs and book design by Studio Small is already garnering much praise.
Look out for features in the Guardian and Wallpaper.
‘This attractive, quirky entertaining illustrated guide to our railways’
We are delighted that October’s The Railway Adventures is an Editor’s Choice in this week’s Bookseller magazine.
Ahead of Among the Summer Snow‘s paperback publication next month, Trail magazine has published this terrific review.
‘Strange, beautiful, eerie and unique, this is the best mountain book I’ve read in years’
Happy publication day to David Ziggy Greene for Times Like These, his collection of graphic reportage from his Scene & Heard column in Private Eye.
The comics community is loving the book, with fantastic coverage from Forbidden Planet International (including a Director’s Commentary by David) and Bleeding Cool. Orbital Comics made it a staff pick!
‘Scene and Heard does the opposite of that soul-crushing dehumanisation that much of the modern media creates … Times Like These is a beautiful example of the power of the comics medium.’ Forbidden Planet International
‘[Times Like These] is a ride through humanity. Which, yes, is often hideous but the details are fascinating. Greene’s pen-line makes sure of that.’ Bleeding Cool
Super-fans can pick up a copy with an exclusive signed bookplate from Gosh Comics.
David will appear at a special V&A members’ event on May 24th.
With David Ziggy Greene’s reportage from Private Eye‘s Scene & Heard column, Times Like These, out next week, we have had some wonderful advance publicity.
‘Scene and Heard does the opposite of that soul-crushing dehumanisation that much of the modern media creates … Times Like These is a beautiful example of the power of the comics medium to be used in different ways … Above all Times Like These is very, warmly human, and personal … It’s a fascinating series of snapshots of society, drawn – literally – from all walks of life.’
Forbidden Planet International
‘[Times Like These] is a ride through humanity. Which, yes, is often hideous but the details are fascinating. Greene’s pen-line makes sure of that.’
Out 1 May. Or preorder now.