Fall 2002 (Vol. III, No. 3) Table of Contents
- Editor’s Notes
- the Interview: J. R. McWillians – ABooksearch.com
- Popshops Offers Merchants a New Deal
- The Interview: Andy Gutterman – MyOwnBookshop.com
- ChooseBooks.com Update
- Rhett Moran – BookAvenue
- Author Book Review: Debra L. Winegarten
- Author Book Review: Kevin Paglia
- Author Book Review: Jai Sen
- IOBA Q & A Column
- Frustrating Image Processing Roundtable
- Commonly Used Bookseller Abbreviations
- Book Fair Toolbox
- How an English Orphan Girl Became a Viscountess and Went to California
- Ephemeral Assays – The Word
- Internet Resources for Bibliographic Research: OCLC
- A Book and an Obsession – the Goldstone’s Out of the Flames
- The Dickens Reference Shelf. An Annotated List.
- 2002 Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair
- 2002 Colorado Book Seminar
- Michael Guessford – Oak Knoll Press
- Jack Allen, author of “Change of Heart”, “An Innocent Among them”
- Gary Kurtz, author of “Cold Noses at the Pearly Gate”
- Self-Interview: Sean O’Donoghue, U.K. Bookseller
- Adam Niswander, Author and Bookseller
- Ken Fermoyle, Author and Bookseller
- Marjorie Helms, author of “Not In Front of the Children”
- Anirvan Chatterjee and Charlie Hsu, BookFinder.com
- Elephant Skin
- Tom Sawyer, Creator of Record Manager, BookMaster, BookMate and now BookWriter
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Publisher: Shoto Press http://www.shotopress.com
“Garlands of Moonlight” (ISBN 0971756406), published May 2002 by Shoto Press. A graphic novel retelling of a Malay vampire legend.
Silent and merciless, a creature of darkness has come to prey on an island village. Babies vanish, mothers are murdered, and the threat of evil grows with each night. The village becomes a battleground as the onrush of the twentieth century clashes with tradition–and the restless spirits of the island’s mythical past…
Set in late colonial Indonesia, “Garlands of Moonlight” relates a Malay vampire legend in graphic novel format. Printed in a black and silver duotone, the book captures the quaint feel of turn-of-the-century daguerreotype photographs. Illustrated by Indonesian artist Rizky Wasisto Edi, winner of a 2002 Xeric award.
Price $4.59, paperback, 86 pages. Printed in a black/silver duotone using high-definition stochastic (FM) screening to simulate turn-of-the-century daguerreotype photographs from the time period of the story. Publisher: Shoto Press. ISBN: 0971756406. Publication date: May, 2002.
Jai Sen, a writer of speculative fiction, divides his time between New York and Tokyo.
Born in Hyderabad, India, Sen lived in Indonesia for seven years. There, he acquired a taste for supernatural folktales. He is the author of “Garlands of Moonlight”, and is currently working on a historical graphic novel planned for release by Shoto Press in the winter of 2003.
Rizky Wasisto Edi
ABOUT SHOTO PRESS:
“Our name is taken from the Shoto district of Shibuya-ku in Tokyo, where one of our authors resides. Shoto is a neighborhood that pays equal homage to tradition and progress, just as we do. We are working to inform the public about the importance of graphic novels as a literary medium.”
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