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Time With Steinbeck at Swan’s Fine Books

Time With Steinbeck at Swan’s Fine Books

Jim laughingly read the fortune from the newly-cracked cookie. “Good books are friends who are always ready to talk to us.” We’d just grabbed a quick bite at the new Chinese place around the corner, having locked up the store after our first evening discussion group. Jim (formerly known as[Read More…]

by July 24, 2013 Books & Mags
The Best Book Covers

The Best Book Covers

  I’ve already stated that the best book covers DO persuade  me and make a difference in whether or not I’ll purchase a title. What I didn’t relate is that dust jacket and book covers are a passion of  mine. I love illustration on practically anything; from packaging perfumes, to ads,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 Book Collecting, Dastardly Deeds
The Best Books Of All Time

The Best Books Of All Time

I asked myself, what does that mean? The best books of all time? Best fiction? Best nonfiction? Both? From what time frame–the beginning of time–do cave drawings count? Books–are plays included, how about poems, religious tomes, children’s books, what languages, the questions were endless, with no definitive answer. The lists[Read More…]

by February 6, 2011 Books & Mags