This is the first of five weekly book stories already published about Bookselling in the Covid Era. A new one will appear Saturday. Read More
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I never took economics or business courses in college. (Does it show?) When I took the leap of faith and opened a bookstore in Frederick, Maryland in 1980 it is probably a good thing I didn't know the facts of commerce. ... I quickly learned... Read More
I'm being nibbled to death by the calls and emails, texts and notes. So many emails. Please come get my books... "Boxes and boxes of books to sell by color, size, etc. I look forward to hearing from you." I reply: "Where are these books?"... Read More
Many of these of the stories I've recorded here since July 2017—51 of them now!—are completely true. Some completely fictional. Some are a mix. This one is mixed. I will leave it to you to surmise what is real and what is fantasy below. I... Read More
I was struggling for a story for this Friday's deadline... Then I came across this love letter. It is soiled because it lay on the floor in my office in the back of the Frederick store for five and a half years. It got stepped... Read More
About 20 years ago I wrote a "book"... You'll learn how Wonder Book got its name... Read More
The Daedalus of Greek mythology was a mechanical, architectural and engineering genius... Read More