Series: Summer 2002 (Vol. III, No. 2)

IOBA Visits the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

By Maria Bustillos, Julie Fauble and Greg Williams Julie Fauble chatting with a visitor to the booth On April 27th and 28th, UCLA hosted the 7th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. As in previous years, the event featured…

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…

American Indian Authors & Literature

In the summer of 1977, I was taking classes in a writing program at Goddard College, a small school in the Vermont woods where Raymond Carver was teaching before he became famous and Richard Ford was one of Carver’s students.…

Keeping Track Of A Changing Marketplace

Current Trends in the Used Book Market By Susan Siegel Book Hunter Press Back in 1992 when David and I started Book Hunter Press, building a database of used book dealers was fairly straightforward. Dealers generally fit neatly into three…

The Interview: Andras Bereznay, Historical Cartographer Extraordinaire

By:Lee Miller, author of Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony. Andras did the maps for this book, which can be seen on his site: http://www.historyonmaps.com/ Andras, you are an historical cartographer–tell us how this differs from being strictly a…

Lisa & Leon Martin – Global Book Mart

Database URL: http://www.gbmbooks.com What is your purpose in starting an online book database (i.e., to help online booksellers, to get a database that does what you think a book database should do, because it’s a good business to be in, all…

Thoughts on a Friends Passing – Leonard W. Lanfranco

  People will gather in George Rogers Park, the lower level, around 11:30 the morning of Friday, May 10, 2002. The park is located on the western end of Lake Oswego, between the lake and the Williamette River, in the…

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…

Bob Fleck & Jelle Samshuijzen – ILAB/LILA

From: Bob Fleck and Jelle Samshuijzen Database URL: http://www.ilab-lila.com/ (EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE NOTE THAT ILAB IS A MEMBERS’ ONLY DATABASE, BUT INFORMATION WILL GIVEN AT THE END OF THIS INTERVIEW ABOUT HOW TO JOIN THE ORGANIZATION.) What is your purpose in…