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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Requests for house calls come by phone or email. We get a LOT of requests. The email for Bonnie Vee's books came from a law office in Frederick, Maryland—Wonder Book's hometown and Maryland's second largest city. "We are currently representing...The deceased was a school teacher...over... Read More
This happened in January 2015, an Ohio colleague, Owen Kubik, who specializes in rare Catholic books and ephemera, referred me to the estate of two priests... Read More
It was as much a horror story as a house call. It was about 2008. A widow had called. She needed her husband's "bookstore" cleared out by the "end of the month" - three days from now... Read More
It seems appropriate for this first blog post to pull one of my "first books" off the shelf and write about the memories holding it again conjures... Read More
I am very fortunate to have Wonder Book in my home town. It's the sort of place book lovers dream of—a browsing, cruising place where I can find books I've been looking for and, even more exciting, books I didn't know I wanted until I... Read More
In 2006, the book trade including collectors, dealers, librarians and the book-scouts (what few are left) has changed radically with the introduction of the internet and the large search services. These changes have happened over just the last eight years... Read More