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For the first time I actually have an opinion about Google Booksearch and you aren’t going to like it. I LOVE IT. Heresy I know. But for doing research it is the best thing since post-it notes and contrary to popular belief it makes you BUY more books instead of less. Well at least I […]

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time killing • apparently folks like to kill time by constructing elaborate reviews for Amazon items such as Biros and Bic pens – and others of us like to kill time by reading them. cool tools • Download squad reviews the online utility Vectormagic which lest you convert images into vector graphics….[convert photos and stuff […]

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When it rains it pours, most of last week I had nearly no orders – this weekend, I have had quite a few . . . but the corollary to selling stuff is you have to spend a lot of the money you just made buying MORE stuff to replaced the previous stuff. So work […]

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cool tools • on another Web 2.0 pp, Remember the Milk, a web based task manager which works in concert with a number of organizing applications. something new • NYT review of HAROLD ROBBINS The Man Who Invented Sex. By Andrew Wilson. well someone had to, imagine all those millennia without it. naughty naughty • […]

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cookies • from NPR African-American playwright Lynne Nottage has just been named a recipient of the MacArthur Genius Award. worth hearing • from NPR, Philip Roth guests on Fresh Air to talk his newest novel, Exit Ghost, is his ninth and final Nathan Zuckerman book. worth reading • from Slate.com ( a ha that’s it, […]

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banktoasters

cool tools • FranticIndustries has compiled a list of the 5 best ways to store your files online. I am such an sucker for Web 2.0 applications, I am so gonna be playing with these.cool tools² • 25 Best Free Quality Fonts on the internet

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April 1 – Edible book festivals abound- dont’ forget to eat a book.site to see • Hugh Hollowell of Entrepreneurial Bookselling, started a Yahoo group for book repair advice and ideas, called coincidentally Bookfixers. A few members so far, but not a lot of emails – so perhaps folks can send in their most worrying […]

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cool tools – USB heated gloves

Ohhhhh – I SOOO need me a pair of these. If i had a nickel for every time I was sitting in a freezing cold barn entering books into the laptop . . . USB HEATED G-GLOVES Colorful, fashionable have a warming pad inside! Plug them into your USB ports and your hands will become […]

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talking heads • Marty Weil gets the bestest interviews over there at the ephemera blog this one’s with Pete Glover is an artist and junk collector living in Oakland, California on his first self-published book, Junk Pirate. cool tools • MyPublisher has announced the release of BookMaker 2.0, a software tool that lets you make […]

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Like most self employed folks in the US, health care is just a question of money – lately I have been too over medicated to do much typing. Until I find a dentist that will barter services for housecats I don’t see that changing much. bibliocookies • Michael Lieberman’s Book Patrol is drumming up interest […]

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