2017
: two books – a diptych – by Jack Robinson:An Overcoat in April, then Robinson.
 
2017: Diane Williams, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine shortlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize; Will Eaves, The Inevitable Gift Shop shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award; Natasha Lehrer and Cécile Menon, translators of Suite for Barbara Loden (Les Fugitives; available from this site) win the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize.

2017: the CBe list is currently closed.
(See blog post here.)



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New titles Autumn 2016


Available now: Lara Pawson, This Is the Place to Be (‘A crushingly honest memoir of war, war correspondence and personal mayhem’, M. John Harrison). Diane Williams, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine (‘one of the very few contemporary prose writers who seem to be doing something independent, energetic, heartfelt’, Lydia Davis). Ananda Devi, Eve out of Her Ruins (‘An extraordinary novel, beautifully translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman’, Natasha Soobramanien).
Earlier in 2016 ...
Jack Robinson, by the same author: ‘a kind of portrait of the contemporary committed reader: oh, you think, reading it, is that what I’m like?’ – Jonathan Gibbs. February/March: Will Eaves, The Inevitable Gift Shop (PBS Special Commendation): ‘surprising, tender, funny and profound’ – Michelle de Kretser. Julian Stannnard: What were you thinking?: ‘one of the most distinctive British poets writing today’ – Deborah Levy. David Collard, About a Girl: a reader’s guide to Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing. April/May: Patrick Mackie, The Further Adventures Of The Lives Of The Saints; Beverley Bie Brahic, Hunting the Boar (PBS Recommendation).
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2017: micropublishing

An Overcoat (April) and Robinson (June)
‘exceedingly classy’
      – Patricia Duncker
‘the idiosyncratic genius of CB editions’
      – Nicholas Lezard, Guardian
‘the wonderfully eclectic, quietly iconoclastic CBe’
      – Mike Loveday, Eyewear

‘the admirably wayward CB editions’
      – Jeremy Noel-Tod, The Lyre
‘CB editions, one of the most original and enterprising of the small presses’
      – Nicholas Murray, Guardian
‘CB editions gets everything right ... serious books for serious readers’
      – David Collard, Salvete