My copy of the new Persephone Biannually has not arrived yet, but I have a reason to look forward to it more than usual this time. Claire of Paperback Reader tweeted me the news this week that part of my review of Cheerful Weather for the Wedding by Julia Strachey was included in the reader comments section. A small thing but a happy moment none the less. And such a smart marketing tool for Persephone I realized after my moment of celebration faded a little. Because now I feel especially motivated to return to those unread Persephone titles I own, and to write something better than the quoted post this time around. It takes so much to sustain an independent effort like Persephone, and I love the fact that they have successfully built such a cosy and effective culture around their products.