The Erewash Press… “what shall I read next?”


This week sees the launch of the Erewash Press, a venture I’m extremely excited about.  I’m one half of the outfit, the other half being my wife, an editor and cover designer who previously worked for Oxford University Press.  We’re going to be publishing affordable editions of unusual, slightly obscure or half-forgotten works which we think deserve a wider readership, mostly from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  The idea for the Press came from the conversations we have with friends, where we recommend books to each other, discuss odd corners of literary history, and generally chat about the unusual and unexpected in writing from the past. We’re hoping that Erewash Press will work rather like one of those friends, recommending books people might have overlooked, and providing an opportunity to discuss them with other bookish types.  Because of this, we’re deliberately keeping the prices low in comparison to…

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