Dick Higgins’s Something Else Press Lives On…

Affinities

April 29th, 2019
A few Something Else Press titles, some reprinted, some not…

Evidence that Dick Higgins’s Something Else Press and its extraordinary list makes many independent publishers still swoon.

This is a (likely incomplete) list of Something Else Press reprints, facsmiles and highly adjacent publications published by independent publishers now/recently. (That said, some of the titles below may also be out-of-print—do inquire with each press directly.) And if something is missing, please get in contact so we can add it to this list: publisher (at) sigliopress (dot) com.

Atlas Press

Anecdoted Topography of Chance by Daniel Spoerri (redesigned and reissued)

Dada Almanac (translated from the German—the original SEP book was a facsimile of the German original)

Mammal’s Notebook: Collected Writings of Erik Satie (slated to be published by SEP, but never was)

Dexter Sinister

A Valentine for Noël by Emmett Williams

McPherson & Co.

A Bibliography of Something Else Press by Peter Frank 

Essential Cowell: Selected Writings on Music by Henry Cowell, edited by Dick Higgins (SEP published New Musical Resources by Henry Cowell; this is a book Higgins was working on at the time of his death)

Nightboat Books

Found Poems by Bern Porter (redesigned)

Passenger Books

A Book of The Big Book by Alison Knowles (documentary materials about Knowles’s The Big Book)

Primary Information

Fantastic Architecture, edited by Wolf Vostell and Dick Higgins (facsimile)

An Anthology of Concrete Poetry, edited by Emmett Williams (facsimile)

How to Make a Happening by Alan Kaprow (facsimile)

Great Bear pamphlets x 20 (facsimile)

Online at Primary Information: Camille’s Reports, Something Else Press Newsletters and Newscards

Siglio

The Paper Snake by Ray Johnson (facsimile)

Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) by John Cage (redesign based on Great Bear pamphlet publication of Part III; new paperback pubs in September 2019)

The Song Cave

Changes by Merce Cunningham (facsimile, pubs in June 2019)

Walther König Verlag

Sweethearts by Emmett Williams (facsimile)