This year sees the new edition of Modjaji Books’ Small Publishers’ Catalogue, which updates the first edition of 2010. Publishing Perspectives have called this one ‘a beauty’, and indeed it is, in concept and design. The print copy is, again, a lovely size, great to hold and look at, and where you can really appreciate the fit between its form and content. It’s also available digitally (see the end of the post for stockists).
Perhaps the definition of a text that does its job well, it’s difficult to say anything about it that isn’t in the publication itself – it’s a hugely useful resource for anyone who cares about the invaluable contribution small publishing and independent publishing makes to literary culture in Africa – all those that Colleen Higgs, compiler, editor and driving force behind the Small Publishers’ Catalogue and South Africa based small publisher Modjaji Books, thanks as she introduces the Catalogue on
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