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MA BIBLIOTHÈQUE

Reading is both a virtue and duty. The editor invites authors she considers to be good readers. She agrees with Nabokov that a good reader, a major reader, an active and creative reader, is a re-reader. She knows her writers and they know her, even when they have not yet met. They have read each other, or believe themselves to have done so. They are flirtatious, ruffling pages. She likes those who do not hesitate to buy the books she publishes, but under certain circumstances will make excuses for those who do not. She promises to do her best. The best is reading.

MA BIBLIOTHÈQUE publishes four series:

The Good Reader, slim stapled bookstaking up themes of readiing/re-reading, in a signed and numbered editions, each of fifty copies and ten author's proof, sold at absurdly low prices.
The Constellations, book-length essays and experimental fiction (there are other terms to describe this, art writing, for one, but let us ay that the editor has been undertaking this for many years without calling it anything but her work. This is, perhaps, salutory). Forthcoming are books by Frank Wasser, Paul Clinton, and Wiebke Leister.
One that has no name but includes anthologies, collected essays, artist's and writer's projects, at the editor's whim. It is, after all, her enterprise. Book covers, as some may have noticed (yes, the editor continues to resentstwo perjorative comments about this), are in varying attractive shades of pink.
The occasional modest pamphlet, probably a little pricey for what they are, but eminently affordable nonetheless.

Soon, soon, the books published by MA BIBLIOTHÈQUE will migrate here, a little bookshop. Other publications will remain where they are (a matter of history, I think). This will happen when three new Good Readers, by Derek Beaulieu, Rona Lorimer, and Penny McCarthy are published.