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Both states of BLACK RIVER, I'll Be Watching Over You by Dean Koontz have been shipped. When Dean ends this series of novellas and novelettes Charnel House will issue a slipcase to house the entire series. There are few copies remaining of this title still available for purchase. Order now to own the first book of this series, you can then retain your number for the series.
The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz is at the printer.
POEMS by Tim Powers--The numbered state has shipped and the lettered is due to follow.
COFFIN NAILS by Harlan Ellison has been shipped. The numbered edition is sold out but there are a couple of lettered copies still available.
Charnel House has produced its first lyric print. A letterpress 9X13 archival print of the lyrics to Procol Harum's A Whiter Shade Of Pale in an edition of 100 prints signed by the lyricist, Keith Reid. It is being distributed exclusively by the Morrison Hotel Gallery and be reached at this link: https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/merchandise/default.aspx?MerchandizeID=2085
POEMS by Tim Powers will be a handcrafted signed limited edition. The binding design is based on a bible belonging to Lord Byron and his half-sister Augusta Leigh, and the interior design is based on Christina Rossetti's personal copy of her book, Princes Progress and other poems.
Here are some pictures of INNOCENCE from the bindery. Both editions are

THE NEW YORK TIMES DISCOVERS CHARNEL HOUSE--This article will appear in the Book Section of the Sunday New York Times for Dec, 29:
Here is a link to a new article on Charnel House with pictures: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20130221/CURR04/702219967
Fine Books & Collections Magazine has done an article on Charnel House in issue 10.4 // Autumn 2012. You can now view the article online at the link: http://www.finebooksmagazine.com/issue/1004/charnel-house.phtml
Harlan Ellison has delivered an introduction for The Glass Teat & The Other Glass Teat Omnibus that is beyond description. It is titled, Welcome To The Gulag. An eight and a half minute CD will accompany each copy of both editions of the book. This one is huge. 12 inches tall, 8 inches wide, 2 inches thick, and handmade with materials created for this project. Printed on Mohawk Superfine Ultra White and Frankfurt White. The Glass Teat & The Other Glass Teat Omnibus collects all of Harlan's columns on television and the media from the L.A. Free Press, 1969/70. 102 columns, with various introductions and afterwords. This material has been out of print for 28 years. Charnel House has put it all together in one signed limited edition bound in handmade cotton paper with random typed letters embedded throughout the sheet. You've never seen anything like this. The book is printed and on it’s way to the bindery. This title is now scheduled to ship in late June.
Tim Powers has the solitary honor of having his book, A Time To Cast Away Stones, placed in Lord Byron's library at his ancestral home of Newstead Abbey in Nottingham, England. Tim is the only modern writer who can say this.

Charnel House has partnered with Newstead Abbey on their Adopt-A-Stone program ( www.newsteadabbey.org.uk ) to help raise money needed to restore the West Front which is pictured at the back of A Time To Cast Away Stones. We have gone back and made a place for ourselves in our favorite time in history. If Lord Byron doesn't like the book we're sure he will let us know.
Click here to purchase numbered edition | Click here to purchase lettered edition
Charnel House will be reducing the size of the numbered editions.
Charnel House will be reducing the size of the numbered editions which will now be bound by hand creating far superior books at smaller, more desirable editions.

The unprecedented response to the new Tim Powers title, A Time To Cast Away Stones, has been very strong and it is pleasing that the deluxe treatment is preferable.
Most forthcoming titles will be offered exclusively in these hand bound editions which will go up in price as it goes out of print.

A Time To Cast Away Stones by Tim Powers is in stock and shipping.
Congratulations go to Keith Reid for the honor of having written the most played song in the last 75 years. A Whiter Shade Of Pale by his band, Procol Harum came in at #1 in the UK. Check out Keith's book My Own Choice, a selection of lyrics right here on the BOOKS page.
ODD HOURS by Dean Koontz.
The book came out beautifully. The chapter numbers are printed as a red digital read-out within a drawing of a nuclear trigger and the page numbers are also printed as red digital digits counting down backwards from the first page––Page 213––to the last page––Page 1. Here are some pictures of the lettered copies from the bindery.

Dean Koontz
Dean Koontz

Charnel House is a proud sponsor of The Newstead Abbey West Front Appeal – Adopt A Stone Program.

Newstead Abbey is Lord Byron's ancestral home. The West Front, which is the image most recognized, is in need of restoration. The Adopt A Stone program allows you to name and dedicate the stones of the 13th century West Front, the only surviving part of Newstead's former priory church, to raise funds as part of an ongoing program that will help rescue exquisite carvings from the ravages of time and restore the West Front.

The life and work of Lord Byron is a passion that this publisher is indebted to. Therefor, a portion of the profit from A Time To Cast Away Stones by Tim Powers will be donated to the West Front Appeal. You can Adopt A Stone by going to adopt-a-stone. Tell them Charnel House sent you.

Here are some lettered BROTHER ODD production pictures.

A Time To Cast Away Stones by Tim Powers:

Tim has written us most beautiful gem of a story. It takes place after the events chronicled in The Stress Of Her Regard.

This novella will be a 20th Anniversary publication for Charnel House.
Scheduled for early 2009.

THE GLASS TEAT & THE OTHER GLASS TEAT Omnibus –– Harlan is writing an introduction to the Charnel House limited edition and the book is almost ready for printing. Both the numbered as well as the lettered edition will be bound by hand. This will be a gem in any collection. Specs and ordering information will be posted soon.

I would like to, once again, thank the many customers who enjoy collecting Charnel House Limited Editions. Thank you for your support and for having patience when titles go off schedule. Your understanding of the process is much appreciated but I know the reason that I haven't been lynched yet is that you want the books. I'll make sure there is always one in production.

Charnel House has been commissioned to make a prop book to promote the new film Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium starring Dustin Hoffman and Natalie Portman.

The book is 2 feet wide by 4 feet high and weighs in at 40 pounds.

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