April is the cruelest month... Everything is normal at home. It is a lovely spring up on the mountain... Read More
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A Mrs. Minnich called me for an appointment about a year after I opened in 1980. She told me she had some collectible mysteries she wanted to sell. Why me? At that point, my stock was mostly junk. I specialized in whatever I could get... Read More
Some are born for Good Deeds. Others have good deeds thrust upon them. An email dropped in June 2015 requesting a donation of books for an organization in need... Read More
I'm pretty sure I've already written: "Some of my best house calls have been in rusting mobile homes on rural hillsides. Some of the worst have been in Georgetown mansions." The two following calls both happened in the last week and...well, you'll see when you... Read More
Some days ago I was grinding away my weekend in this vast lonely warehouse. On weekends I am the only living human here. For there are the voices of hundreds of thousands of authors and artists all around me. On the shelves, in boxes, stacked... Read More
Millie, Mickey, Wallpaper, the Doctor, DC and Downsizing: These are a few of the stories of people and books at Wonder Book in the last week, December 2-9, 2017... Read More
This story was written in 2007 about a year after the following story happened. I wish there were more photos but phones and phone pictures were not what they are today. We do have analog photos...somewhere... They'll turn up. I had recently finished a 350-page... Read More