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Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENT (courtesy of Susan Siegel, BookHunter Press) Meet a 14-year-old book collector on C-SPAN’s Book-TV: September 14th, 8am and 12:00 noon (EDT) The two part Book-TV segment will include a video of the presentation the teenager, Basie Gitlin, gave at…

Rhett Moran – BookAvenue

Database URL: http://www.bookavenue.com How did you originally get into the bookselling business, Rhett? It was my second job after getting out of the Army. Well, actually not a job, it became a career. I needed money, had plenty of books, so…

ChooseBooks.com Update

Our initial interview was published in the May, 2002 edition of the IOBA Newsletter. We are thrilled to be able to give you, Gentle Readers, an update on our progress. We opened for dealer registration on 4/22/02 and file uploading…

The Interview: Andy Gutterman – MyOwnBookshop.com

Database URL: http://www.myownbookshop.com Andy, when will MyOwnBookshop.com launch? Target launch date is set for November 15, 2002. What was your purpose in starting a online book database (i.e., to help online booksellers, to get a database that does what you think…

the Interview: J. R. McWillians – ABooksearch.com

From: J. R. McWilliams Database URL: http://www.abooksearch.com What is your purpose in starting a 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…

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…

Announcements

  Glendale, CA International Book, Print and Paper Fair May 18 & 19, 2002 American Book Fairs, Inc. will hold the Glendale International Book, Print and Paper Fair on May 18 & 19, 2002, at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401…

Leo Harrison – Biblion.com

From: LEO HARRISON URL: http://www.biblion.com What is your purpose in starting a 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,…

Bibliodirect Opening

When the announcement of the formation of http://www.BiblioDirect.com was made, Bibliophile Books,.Inc. vowed it would be a site with a difference. It is making good on that promise. BiblioDirect.com began with a new philosophy of only accepting dealers with at least a…