Seriously, what's happened at Hesperus Press? Seriously, what’s happened at Hesperus Press?

On Wednesday, I wrote about the strange goings-on at the independent publisher Hesperus Press, where all four members of staff have resigned without explanation. Since then, no public statement hasRead more »

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