MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

February 2011
by Linda Carlson
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

A BIG HANDFORHANDSAT WORK

In a December issue of Shelf Awareness, the electronic daily newsletter that reaches thousands of booksellers, librarians, and others in the trade, Heron Moon Press on Lopez Island, WA, got the kind of publicity publishers dream of. Marilyn Dahl’s review in “Gift Books: Worth a Thousand Words” included: “Personally, I think if you can’t figure out what kind of book to get for someone, a photography book is a good bet—there is something for everyone. A good book to start with is Hands at Work: Portraits and Profiles of People Who Work with Their Hands (Heron Moon Press). It was published in 2008, but has recently gotten national distribution through Baker & Taylor. Written by Iris Graville, with photography by Summer Moon Scriver, it profiles 42 people who ‘are passionate about laboring with their hands.’ . . . Hands have never looked so elegant and capable and eternal as they do in this book.”

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