Publisher’s Blog

Spring 2014: Zine

I don't know how to begin with this one. How do I describe Zine? How do I drag all of you back to 1990, and a strange, niche, pre-Internet movement? I guess I'll just yammer on about it and lose half the audience at around 200 words, but that's okay. I don't want the...

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Spring 2014: The Wars of Heaven

"I am the man who surrendered with one boot gone on St. Valentine's Day, the year of our lord nineteen hundred and thirteen, with the smell of salt and woodsmoke and gunpowder in the air." I first read The Wars of Heaven when it came out in 1991. That hardback sits on...

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What is Gifford’s Ice Cream?

Update January 2017: We All Scream, a memoir about the rise and fall of Gifford's Ice cream and the family behind it, will be released in early 2017. More info is right here.  I wrote this article two years ago, and have now updated it with all of the new research and...

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