Every gardener knows good pruning is healthy for plants. Removing dead branches, stalks or leaves... Read More
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Often when we get a book that is falling apart we describe it as: "Loved to pieces." ... What do we do at Wonder Book when books come in that are in pieces or incomplete or otherwise damaged? Salvage! ... Read More
Smitty — "Thank God I am an old maid with no issue." ... Bernie — The earliest email I can find from Bernie is from October 2007 but from what you read below he had been coming in for some years before... Read More
There's an odd little town in Northern Maryland close to the Mason Dixon Line but not really close to anything else. Though I've spent nearly 50 years in Maryland or in Pennsylvania (right ON the Mason Dixon Line) I'd never heard of Manchester. When I... Read More
It has been about twenty years since I first visited Ireland with Allen and Pat Ahearn of Quill & Brush. They were good friends and of Irish descent. They'd been to the country before and knew some booksellers there. They agreed to accompany my young... Read More
The world of bookselling and booksellers has changed dramatically in the last 30 years or so. But not so the printed book. Old, new, soft, hard, rare, illustrated, kids...books are virtually unchanged. They have endured. They abide in spirit and reality. But some things have... Read More
A stowaway is a person who hides in a ship, airplane, or other vehicle in order to make a journey secretly or without paying... It was springtime in Frederick. The Vernal Equinox was upon us. So was the biggest snowstorm of the 2017-2018 winter... Read More