Series: Spring 2003 (Vol. IV, No. 1)

A Weighty Subject

One of my favorite books quotes is about the spy who likes to pose as an engineer. His reason: “when I tell people I’m an engineer their eyes glaze over and they don’t ask any more questions.” Today’s topic is…

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,…

Review: Sic Ravings

A review of SIC Magazine, the world’s only magazine devoted to mockery of books, bookselling and the culture of books: a miscellany of bookish jokes, bad puns, fingerpointing, stories & satire. Spring 2003 and Winter 2002 now available. Cost is…

secondhandbooks.org: buy and sell books online for FREE!

secondhandbooks.org is a new site created by UK web developer Tom Chadwin to allow non-book dealers to buy and sell second-hand and antiquarian books online. “I have always loved second-hand books,” says Tom Chadwin, “and long ago, I registered the…

Chrislands Online Bookstores

by Lance Christen Is an online bookstore for you? Have you ever considered setting-up a website to promote your bookselling? Have you started building a website but found the task too time consuming? If you have your own website, would…

Biblio.com Announcement

I am pleased to announce the launch of┬ábiblio.com, a new database for used, rare, and out-of-print books, dedicated to serving independent booksellers and bookbuyers. Currently, we are offering a free 3 month trial period for booksellers who would like to…