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Best Football Autobiographies For Christmas

Best Football Autobiographies For Christmas

There’s something magical about a football autobiography. It opens us up to a world totally alien to us. A world with fast cars, expensive houses, and glamorous parties. But what’s more, it opens us up to the dressing room. There have been a number of great footballing books released over[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 Books & Mags
Top 5 Places for Free E-Books

Top 5 Places for Free E-Books

With the mass conversion from print books to e-books, there has also been a distinct push to get people to both try e-books in general and then by the authors themselves to get people to try their books. The most popular way seems to be by offering free and discounted[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 Around the Web, Books & Mags
The Book Smuggler’s Radar

The Book Smuggler’s Radar

The Book Smuggler is one of our favorite book sites and one of their regular features is their weekly Smuggler’s Radar, solid reads to keep an eye out for. Here’s one of this week’s picks. Be sure to head over there for the full list as well as other reviews &[Read More…]

by October 12, 2014 Book Reviews
Alexandra Horowitz and Experiencing the Wonders Around Us?

Alexandra Horowitz and Experiencing the Wonders Around Us?

From Brain Pickings… For my book club collaboration with The Dish, Andrew Sullivan’s online oasis of intelligence and idealism, I had the pleasure of sitting down with cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz to discuss her immeasurably wonderful On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes — one of the best books of[Read More…]

by July 9, 2014 Books & Mags
Robert Ludlum Book in Chronoligical Order

Robert Ludlum Book in Chronoligical Order

Robert Ludlum was one of the best action writers of his times. He is the creator of the massively successful Bourne series and has sold close to a half billion books worldwide. Although he died in 2001 his brand lives on and continues to publish. Here is the list of[Read More…]

The Hanff Effect: I Don’t Think We’re In Mississippi Anymore

The Hanff Effect: I Don’t Think We’re In Mississippi Anymore

by Jas Faulkner The girls are besieged by Hanff manques… “Helene Hanff is dead, isn’t she?”  Tab, one half of the ownership of Circle in the Square Books glanced toward someone just out of range of the cam on her laptop and then stared back at me.  “I will pay[Read More…]

by February 24, 2014 Book Clubs, Books & Mags
Mall Book Stores: 100% Corporate, Just Add Character

Mall Book Stores: 100% Corporate, Just Add Character

by Jas Faulkner You could call this article “The Hanff Effect: Part One”. This story actually has two beginnings. The most recent is my friends’ experience with a reading group that had just finished Helene Hanff’s books and how they took them to heart. You’ll hear more about that later[Read More…]

by February 18, 2014 Book Buying, Book Collecting, Books & Mags
Discovering the Magic of Pop-ups

Discovering the Magic of Pop-ups

“What pop-up books do you have?” a customer asked a few months into my new gig as a bookseller. “Pop-up books? You mean for kids?” I asked back. He didn’t have any kids with him; just a woman who I assumed was his wife. “For kids, for adults, just pop-ups.[Read More…]

by January 20, 2014 Books & Mags