Handheld Press sells remarkable and wonderful stories from the past and the present. We publish the novels that you won’t want to put down, and the stories you’ll want to give as presents. Handheld Press books are beautiful objects, designed with care, a pleasure to read.
Handheld Classics present forgotten fiction and authors who need to be rediscovered, with introductions by experts and astonishingly useful notes.
Handheld Research tells stories from scholarly research, in plain English.
Handheld Modern brings you excellent modern fiction and non-fiction from living authors.
You can buy our books from all good and useful bookstores worldwide, and direct from this website.
Order our catalogue from email@example.com.
We are still open: During the public health emergency we will post your orders for as long as the post offices stay open. Do visit our shop.
Two more Rose Macaulays arrive in August
On 24 August we’ll be publishing our glorious new editions of Rose Macaulay’s writing. Potterism, a satirical novel about truth, lies, politics, fake news, and the British media in 1919. Non-Combatants and Others: Writings Against War, 1916-1945 contains all Macaulay’s anti-war and anti-fascist writing.
We are delighted to be able to offer our gift cards – perfect presents for every reader. More details.
Do you write science fiction & fantasy?
Now booking for 2021: Our sff writing retreat in Malvern, facilitated by Una McCormack and Helen Marshall, is now fully booked, but we are taking bookings for our next event in 2021.