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A Review of John Fuller & the the Sycamore Press

March 29, 2011 Leave a comment

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Check out a nice review of John Fuller & the Sycamore Press by Ryan Roberts on the Type Desk blog.

The most entertaining parts of the book have to do with the pitfalls of the printing process. Among other things, John mentions how he had once run out of fs while “setting a particularly clotted double-spread of Mick Imlah’s poem about Quasimodo.” So what did he do?

Well read the blog to find out!

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The Type Desk reviews John Rodker’s Ovid Press

February 1, 2011 Leave a comment

A quote from The Type Desk’s review of John Rodker’s Ovid Press.

Gerald W. Cloud, author of John Rodker’s Ovid Press: A Bibliographical History, is an investigator with a bent for narrative writing about books. A good biography—in this case a biographic bibliography—takes inventory of discrete bits of collected evidence and sorts it to reveal a historic narrative otherwise unseen.

Click here to read the entire review.