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 Continue Reading
by Jas Faulkner Many years ago, the University of Memphis* announced they would be temporarily closing the student store they ran in the basement of the UC so they could Continue Reading
I don’t read young adult literature, and don’t have any young adults around at the moment who do. So, I’m not in a position to say whether all the books Continue Reading
And not as a therapist or prison guard. What is it about book selling that brings out some of the most bizarre people around? Within all the stores I’ve worked, Continue Reading
The turbulence in Egypt has forced the cancelation of a major bookfair that last year saw 1.8 million visitors…
Recently, the Independent Mystery Bookseller’s Association, or IMBA, announced the nominees for their annual award. The Dilys is named after Dilys Winn, the founder of the first crime fiction bookstore Continue Reading
When I told my husband how it had gone inside, he was surprised I’d bought anything. Well, I found a few books I wanted. I won’t go back, though, and I won’t send friends.