Posts Tagged: Soft Skull Press

The Genius and the Nobody: Lynne Tillman’s Men and Apparitions

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Make it new, the modernists said. But how to rebuild the living body?

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The Universal Tether of Identity: Caca Dolce by Chelsea Martin

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At its core, the collection is recollected through a loose chronology of memoir essays, all of which will appeal to readers’ younger selves: who were we when we were teenagers and who are we now?

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“Revolutionary, Disruptive Technology”: The Business of Books

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What is particularly crucial to understand is that books were not dragged kicking and screaming into each new area of capitalism. Books not only are part and parcel of consumer capitalism, they virtually began it. In an essay for the Virginia Quarterly Review, former head of Soft Skull Press Richard Nash explores the business of literature […]

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Nash and the “Shitiffication of the Book”

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Matt Runkle interviews Richard Nash for the Boston Review, who ran Soft Skull Press for eight years. Now he’s heading two other publishing ventures, Cursor (an online literary community where writers can post/discuss manuscripts) and their first imprint, Red Lemonade. It’s awesome to hear publishers say stuff like, “I’m tremendously optimistic about the future of […]

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Label 228: Art on Priority Mail Stickers

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Soft Skull Press has got a new book out called Label 228, featuring art made on Priority Mail labels. Juxtapoz blogger Elise Hennigan has written a review of the book that includes some samples of the collected art. The curator, camden noir, writes of why people choose these labels as a format: “It’s a remarkably […]

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