A body of writing

I just read the n+1 essay on Maggie Nelson and I think I absolutely have to read The Argonauts. I wish I had read this essay before I finished my piece on Dodie Bellamy, if for no other reason than that it’s a beautiful example of writing about an author’s entire body of writing intelligently. I haven’t read everything Bellamy’s written but still. Would have been a good model to go off of. Continue reading


Cataloging Sur la Vipere

Things have been moving slowly at the shop. In a short time the place will be frantic for the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, packing and shipping and convincing somebody that they really do need an hors de commerce copy of the Cranach Press Elegies from the Castle of Duino – but for now it’s quiet. Continue reading