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WINTER 2019 EYEWEAR LAUNCH AT FAMOUS BRIXTON WINDMILL!

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We'll be celebrating our 7th birthday and a clutch of recent pamphlets from the Goggles series, with some guest readings, on February 10th, 2-5 pm, at the famous indie club, The Windmill in Brixton. Free admission, adults only. Hope to see you there! Readers: Alexandra Strnad Alex Wylie Barbara Marsh Elisa Matvejeva Gale Burns Judymay Murphy Khariis Ubiaro Matthew Paul Niall Firth Rhiannon Williams Teige Maddison Tim Dooley    

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International Success for Tucson Salvage

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Since its UK launch in late autumn, Brian Jabas Smith’s Tucson Salvage: Tales and Recollections from La Frontera has been enjoying international success. A top seller for Small Press Distributors, Smith’s book quickly sold out of its first run. Salvage has received national press from daily papers, alt weeklies, popular radio shows and magazines, including Razorcake and New York Magazine. The documentary film Smith co-wrote with his wife, Maggie, which she directed, has been accepted to three major festivals so far including the prestigious CineQuest, and has already earned the Grand Jury Prize at the Culver City Film festival, where...

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LUCKY 7

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Eyewear Publishing, conceived in 2011, but made a limited company in 2012, has turned 7 and entered its 8th year in style in 2019! We look forward to publishing excellent books by poets and authors this year, in beautifully-designed, affordable editions, as we have in the past 7 years.

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Eyewear's Book on Theresa May a New Statesman Book of the Year

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Only three books were selected by the New Statesman's own editors for this year's New Statesman Books of the Year feature - and one of them was Christopher Jackson's magisterial 500-page study of the embattled (and, tonight, surviving) British PM, only the second woman in British history to hold such high office. Theresa May is selling well at Amazon, and deserves the wider audience it is gaining. Completed in the autumn, it presents the compelling personal backstory, and rise to power narrative, of a fascinating, often-infuriating, but never-not-proceeding, figure - one of the key politicians in the West today.

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MUSICAL GENIUS PETE SHELLEY HAS DIED

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The whole Eyewear family is devastated at the sudden and awful news that Pete Shelley has died, as reported in media around the world. Pete was a musical genius. He was also very witty, cultured, and sensitive, and we're so honoured to have become the publisher for his Collected Lyrics. The launch for the book with Malcolm Garrett was such a wonderful event. Pete's finest songs will inspire lovelorn outsiders and cock-eyed rebels forever - and his 'Homosapien' remains one of the best songs about tolerance and love ever written. Our condolences to his family, loved ones, and friends.

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