Monthly Archives: July 2009

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“Green” corporate book stores/sites? Think again.

This little video on YouTube highlights the wastefulness and environmental impact of chain and online megabookstores – and, the advantages of shopping from independent bookstores.  I’d like add that used books are even more environmentally friendly, folks – so don’t forget to save some green

New ABAA website goes live

The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) has a new look online! Created in 1949, the ABAA has built a strong professional network of booksellers carrying high-quality books. They are the oldest antiquarian bookseller association in the United States, and continue to remain a cornerstone

“It was a dark and stormy night…”

The winners of the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest have been announced! “What the heck is that?” You may ask yourself. The contest is a fiction parody contest inspired by novelist Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873). Bulwer-Lytton was famous for The Last Days of Pompeii and