On 02 Nov 2021, at 08:06, Brian Ameringen wrote:
This is to let you know that the Porcupine web-site: http://www.porcupinebooks.co.uk – has now been updated.
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Thank you, Brian.
I am sad that UK has left the EU, for many reason, but customs make it hard on all.
I wish for you that all of your wonder wonderful books find a home away from you.
The Custodian of Paper. The Seller of Imaginings.
Every time I had a catalogue from you, my mind instantly reached out to ask: How can all of this be saved for prosperity, the art, the dreams, the ideas, the longing, the professionalisms? Public libraries are no good for books – they throw away the worn. Virtualisation is counterproductive. Reading museums? Freeshops? Rewards for keeping them at home and available? How? They are humanity’s forecasts. Only one way: Give them to young people.
This inner discussion inspired the short story attached (printed in a German anthology). Thank you for all the catalogues, Brian. Continue reading “Porcupine Books, thank you for the years”