Founded in 1970, Godine is an independent publishing house located in Boston, Massachusetts, with an emphasis on memoir, narrative nonfiction, literature, art, and children's books. See the books »
Verba Mundi features contemporary world literature in translation including the work of Georges Perec, Franz Werfel, and two Nobel laureates in literature, J.M.G. Le Clézio and Patrick Modiano. See the books »
Black Sparrow Press was founded in Los Angeles in 1966 by John and Barbara Martin, and run by them until 2002. The revered independent press is home to vital poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
Today, the imprint both celebrates its legendary longtime authors such as Lucia Berlin, Wanda Coleman, Charles Reznikoff, and Diane Wakoski, and introduces readers to important contemporary authors, such as Susan Barba, Richard Buckner, Dan Fante, Nina MacLaughlin, and Kerrin McCadden. See the books »
Nonpareil is Godine’s paperback imprint with contemporary and classic authors such as George Orwell, Donald Hall, Gerald Durrell, and Monica Wood. See the books »
The Swallows and Amazons series is a series of twelve children’s books by English author Arthur Ransome, named a er the title of the first book in the series. The twelve books involve adventures by groups of children almost all during the school holidays and mostly in England but four sailing trips that go outside England, between the two World Wars. The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. See the books »
August 26th is National Dog Day! In the spirit of the day, we offer a variety of books that honor the canine, albeit in very different ways!
National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert, Animal Rescue Advocate, Conservationist, Dog Trainer and Author, Colleen Paige, also the founder of many other holidays such as National Puppy Day, National Mutt Day, National Cat Day, National Wildlife Day and many more philanthropic days to bring attention to the plight of animals around the globe and encourage adoption. See the books »