Fill­ing a niche

Country Life Every Week - - From The Fields -

Perse­phone Books, which fo­cuses on 20th-cen­tury works by women (www. perse­phone­books.co.uk) and Haus Pub­lish­ing, best known for its goodqual­ity his­tory and travel writ­ing (www. haus­pub­lish­ing.com), both have their own London book­shop

Daunt Books Pub­lish­ing, started by the London book­shop Daunt Books, pub­lishes new ti­tles and new edi­tions of lost clas­sics, par­tic­u­larly those that evoke a strong sense of place (www.daunt­book­spub­lish­ing.co.uk)

The pub­lisher of the lit­er­ary quar­terly Slightly Foxed brings back for­got­ten voices through Slightly Foxed Edi­tions, a se­ries of cloth­bound pocket hard­back reis­sues of clas­sic me­moirs (www. foxedquar­terly.com)

Pushkin Press has, for 20 years, been pub­lish­ing some of the best lit­er­a­ture in trans­la­tion (www.pushk­in­press.com)

Sara­band fo­cuses on Na­ture and the Arts, with his­tory, lit­er­ary fic­tion and other gen­res also in its list. Its crime im­print Con­tra­band took on Graeme Macrae Bur­net and saw his se­cond novel, His Bloody Project, short­listed for the 2016 Man Booker Prize (www.sara­band.net)

Bit­ter Lemon Press pub­lishes grip­ping crime fic­tion that ex­poses the darker side of for­eign places (www.bit­ter­lemon­press.com)

Pim­per­nel Press spe­cialises in books on gar­dens, art and de­sign (www.pim­per­nel­press.com)

Hals­grove in Welling­ton, Som­er­set, spe­cialises in re­gional, ru­ral sub­jects, es­pe­cially the West Coun­try (www.hals­grove.com)

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.