Coming from a smaller venue where the books were mostly paperbacks and the space limited, to being seated behind a huge desk in a beautifully appointed room was a little bit of a jolt. The amount of employees was tripled, with two floors of stock, a shipping department, and rare expensive titles in an unlocked … Read more
Why collect books? Why indeed. I asked myself the same question in the bathtub, snapping the binding of the latest Sue Grafton. I love to read but why bother to keep the book (just more clutter) let alone get a signature, put mylar on the dust jacket and place it it on a book shelf? The … Read more
Shall I compare thee to an unread text?
Thou art less lovely but more affordable
Rough hands withdraw them not nor their pages vex…