Author: Shirley Bryant

Interview of Robert Westbrook, Author

Published Works: JOURNEY BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN, G.P. Putnam’s, 1963 THE MAGIC GARDEN OF STANLEY SWEETHEART, Crown, 1969; Bantam paperback, 1970 THE LEFT-HANDED POLICEMAN, Crown, 1986; Warner Books paperback, 1987 NOSTALGIA KILLS, Crown, 1988 LADY LEFT, Crown, 1990 RICH KIDS,…

Note from the Editor

This is quite an exciting issue, to me. We have the development of a wonderful new (and easy) way to show our books on the web and increase our customer base, several new and fascinating articles to add to our…

Editor’s Notes

Dear Readers, I’m going to discontinue just relisting what is in any particular issue of the newsletter—you have the Index for that. Instead, I’ll touch on themes and what I find exciting in the current issue. We’ve got a lot…

Lee Miller, author of “Roanoke”

Email: leemillerbooks@twcny.rr.com By Shirley Bryant I understand, Lee, that your non-fiction book “Roanoke: Solving The Mystery Of The Lost Colony” will be published in paperback form this coming summer by Penguin (and was previously released in hardback in the U.S. by…

Joyce Meskis of Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO

Joyce, you’ve evidently been fighting for First Amendment rights for quite some time. What first got you started in fighting censorship of the written word and freedom of speech, i.e., what personal beliefs or experiences have you had that made…

From the Editor

Before I get started telling you about what’s in this issue of The Standard, I’d like to recommend that you take a look at: http://www.compleatweb.com/bookinfo/ Eric Stephenson has put together an extremely helpful database of online venues for selling books, with links…

Sam Gottlieb, author of “Overbooked in Arizona”

Editor: Sam, many booksellers know you from book-related lists, but they may not all know you’re an author. What originally gave you the idea for the wildly funny “Overbooked In Arizona”? Sam: I was on one of my usual Saturday Garage…

Note from the Editor

We’re starting a series with this issue of interviews with all the online commercial databases (although we have previously interviewed ABE, Alibris, and Antiqbook individuallywe’ll redo these after a bit to update them). In this issue, we have interviews from…