Anthony Haynes writes: I am pleased to reblog here a post from the ‘neverimitate‘ blog, run by Jackie Law. neverimitate publishes reviews, author interviews, and publisher interviews. This post comes from the publisher interviews series — a particularly valuable set of posts that, between them, offer insights into the independent small press scene.
Today I am delighted to welcome Michael from Tangerine Press to my blog. Tangerine is a London based independent publisher and bookbinder. They publish innovative, often maverick, titles in both trade paperback and hand bound limited edition formats. Please read on to find out more about a press that produces books as objects of beauty, as well as being excellent reads.
1. Why did you decide to set up Tangerine?
For the full story, we could go way back to 1996 when I ran a book mail order company called Tangerine Books, out of a little office in Battersea, south London. It was on an industrial estate, very cheap and I ended up living there too. I had a second job all that time in Elephant & Castle, spinning financial plates in other words. TB didn’t work out so in the summer of ’98 I threw the pc and hundreds of…
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