Articles by: Branch Adams

No 1 Ladies Detective Agency Books in Order

No 1 Ladies Detective Agency Books in Order

Many of our readers love reading entire collections of certain series, I happen to be going through Patrick O’Brian’s terrific sea tales at the moment, so we offer a convenient list for them. Today is on Alexander McCall Smith’s series – The No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, as usual in[Read More…]

by June 1, 2013 Books & Mags
Chicago’s Independent Bookstores Making a Comeback

Chicago’s Independent Bookstores Making a Comeback

from The Chicago Grid For 10 years, Teresa Kirschbraun kept her eyes peeled for a business opportunity promising enough to let her safely escape her hectic but lucrative career as a healthcare industry consultant. She found her opening in a surprising enterprise: bookselling. Kirschbraun opened the doors to City Lit[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 News & Opinions
Jean de Bosschere: 12 Occupations Translated by Ezra Pound

Jean de Bosschere: 12 Occupations Translated by Ezra Pound

– current selling price £550+ Collectors of early modernist literature are well aware of the rarest of Ezra Pound’s first experimental ‘ imagist ‘ poetry (Lustra, A Quinzaine For this Yule etc ). But this little pamphlet, a translation of an early work by the Belgium poet and artist Jean de Bosschere  is[Read More…]

by March 29, 2013 Book Collecting
Is Print on Demand Gaining Traction?

Is Print on Demand Gaining Traction?

THE INVASION OF THE PODS Bookride has long had a quarrel with those Books on Demand publishers, with good reason. A few years ago they were as mild irritation that got in the way of the ‘ real ‘ book on Abe. They could be annoying, but you tolerated them.[Read More…]

by March 12, 2013 Books & Mags, Digital Devices