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report from the front – Watanabe

re: the 27th Annual Vintage Paperback Collectors Show “I had the pleasure of spending several hours with Chris Volk yesterday at the LA Paperback Show and also met Shep Iiams. We also connected with one of my favorite people, Jerry Blaz, who knows Chris from the IOBA board. Alice and Marty Massoglia’s table acted as […]

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check out gofugyourself to see some really bad fasion choices. but then fashion DONT’s aren’t the perview of the rich and empty headed I thought this scrap material circus tent style had gone out with mother earth magPavelka

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report from the front – lindgren

I exhibited again this year at the Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair and had a great time and a very good fair sales wise. This small, collegial, neighborhood fair has become one of the better fairs of the year for me. Sales were strong on Friday night and Sunday, and I met a few interesting […]

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Harper Lee in the news

Harper Lee cleared of faking it! Got your attention didn’t it? Truman Capote is back in the news not just on the Oscar dais. A previously undiscovered letter Tru wrote in 1959 makes mention of reading Harper Lee’s work in progress, thus refuting accusations that she got Ben Jonson to write her only published book […]

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Hard Case Crime

true confessions – As much as I like trolling bookstores, I love getting packages in the mail almost as much. Today’s haul were two books in the Hard Case Crime paperback series. I really had no excuse for buying them. The Ed McBain was originally published in 1958 and the Charles Williams in 1953, but […]

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report from the front – peterson

27 February 2006 I went to NY to buy books. The Greenwich Village Fair was part of that equation. The dealers at the Fair were very diverse… as were the prices.It was a wonderful collection of books and dealers.I did buy at the Fair. With one exception, I bought from dealers that I know…. who […]

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Book news

Okay this is too cool for words: Bookwrapcentral.com has streaming video interviews with the authors of the books it is promoting, There are a 6 interviews with Lynne Truss author of Eat Shoots and Leaves and Talk to the Hand, as well as Robert Jordan, Al Franken, Umberto Eco. The most interesting videos are the […]

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i wish i could draw…………

MORE HERE Poll Aims to Find Best-Kept Bathrooms.

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flipping the sweet bird of youth

He went door to door in search of cadavers Undertaker recounts tales of accused crypt robberhow can one skip a news article like that? Back when radio was fearless there was a DJ with a cloneand that clone would sometimes sneak into the boothand run the show…..this is just a taste of what he got […]

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shout out

Thanks to Christian over there at Bananafish Books we had our best day ever – 375 visitors in one day – that’s about 4 times more than regularly visit the Bullpen. Apparently he has been running around Honey Brook with a sharpy marker visiting all the public urinals scribbling for “free smut at the bullpen.” […]

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