The projects championed by founders of Philadelphia-based Beehive Books, Josh O’Neill and Maëlle Doliveux, set out to challenge how design and publishing work together.
Opening a bookstore and filling it with your favourite painstakingly chosen books is a dream for most, but Zoe Grams, founder and principal of literary marketing agency ZG Stories, made it her reality this month.
Ian Williams is concerned with social honesty expressed through immaculate craft. In a time when many novels try to jockey for the hippest or most woke, Williams deals with the messy ambiguities, which is why a family is the perfect vehicle.
“Sometimes it seems like a neoliberal gesture to be obsessed with originality.”
The release of a book that captures the spirit of travel, the cosiness of book shops, and the whimsy of summer is either very serendipitous or total genius.
“To devote oneself to the study of beauty is to offer footnotes to the universe of all the places and all the moments that one observes beauty.”
The coffee-table book is an essential read for anyone looking to explore the healing elements of physical treatments.
Coffee table books, if chosen well, can be more than a decorative statement, a conversation piece, or a half-hearted attempt at making yourself look cultured.
With my life on hold, and little income coming in, I was forced to rethink everything. I had to abandon the frantic pace of modern life, overwork and consumerism, and seek out a different way of living.