Is profit a dirty word? Running a publishing company as a business

Innovative, diverse and ethical: just three words we may associate with the small press industry. A small press, defined via the British Book Awards, could have between 1 to 10 employees and yet competes (whether intentionally or unintentionally) with large-scale publishing houses with international offices, bustling for space in bookshops. As the managing director of … Read more

Dirty operator

InMy Year of Rest and Relaxation(TLS, August 17, 2018) – the standout of Ottessa Moshfegh’s four novels – a conceptual artist videos the affectless narrator’s sedative-induced hibernation. The narrator doesn’t really rate him as an artist. He just wanted to shock people. And he wanted people to love and despise him for it. His audience, … Read more