As a bookseller, I am frequently asked to help folks determine if they have a first edition book or a less valuable reprint. In fact, I get more calls and emails about this question than any other requests for information. … Continue reading →
Lisa brown is a San Francisco-based author, cartoonist and illustrator who is probably best known for her art work in Lemony Snicket books. In her spare time, she creates the hilarious “Three Panel Book Review” comicfor the San Francisco Chronicle … Continue reading →
As a seller of antiquarian and collectible books, I’m frequently asked to explain the attraction of “old books’ to non-bibliophiles. The questions usually come from customers seeking to purchase a book as a gift for a book lover in their … Continue reading →
Books Are My Bag is an upcoming nationwide campaign throughout the UK celebrating books and bookshops. The collaboration among publishers, writers and bookstores—both chain and indie—is the biggest promotion for bookshops ever launched in Britain. The mission is to rally … Continue reading →
Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read.Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries.
BOOK INFO:Fairy Tale Confessions Collection Published by: Amber Leaf PublishingPublication date: October 1st 2015Genres: Fairy TalesSynopsis:Fourteen bestselling authors twist up your favorite tales. Will your favorite have a happily-every-after?Get ready to meet some sexy, not-so-valiant princes, p
Anyone who has been to my home knows that I have a little book hoarding issue, but I’m working on it. This amusing infographic, created by San Francisco-based illustrator and designer Jon Adams, should resonate with kindred spirits. Filed under: Art, Books, … Continue reading →