Books about Books & Authors
|My Bookstore||Rick Bragg||
MY BOOKSTORE: WRITERS CELEBRATE THEIR FAVORITE PLACES TO BROWSE, READ AND SHOP was a collaborative effort by Ronald Rice (editor), Richard Russo (introduction), Leif Parsons (illustrator), and dozens of Americas finest authors writing about their favorite bookstores. We are proud to have been included and that Rick...
|The Bookshop Book||Jen Campbell||
THE BOOKSHOP BOOK is a love letter to booksellers and sicko book people around the world. Fans of bookstores can discover the oldest and the smallest across six continents, as well as those on boats, busses and run-down railway stations. Please excuse our pride, but we're honored to be one of the sixteen bookshops in...
|My Reading Life||Pat Conroy||
MY READING LIFE is a love letter to readers allowing all to share in Pat's favorite writers and titles, as well as finding what all was involved in hooking him on reading.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Pat Conroy at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for...
|Footnotes From the World’s Greatest Bookstores||Bob Eckstein||
FOOTNOTES FROM THE WORLD’S GREATEST BOOKSTORES is a classic for book lovers and an incredible gift for every coffee table. The beautiful images and neat stories should inspire many "sicko book people" (as we lovingly refer to our customers and supporters) to visit as many of these "shrines to readers" as possible in...
|The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons||Bob Eckstein||
THE ULTIMATE CARTOON BOOK OF BOOK CARTOONS is a wonderfully curated collection of cartoons all about books by some of the world's greatest cartoonists....
|Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews||Ted Geltner||
BLOOD, BONE, AND MARROW: A BIOGRAPHY OF HARRY CREWS gives a true look at the outlaw writer whose personal life rivaled that of his darkest characters.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Ted Geltner on the title page while on tour with Michael Connelly (who wrote the foreword and also...
|Paper: Paging Through History||Mark Kurlansky||
PAPER: PAGING THROUGH HISTORY adds to the discussion of the future of our planet. After digesting these brilliant words about paper's origins and production, as well as its influence, are we headed for a paperless society. This learned author thinks not.
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|The Lost Book of the Grail||Charlie Lovett||
THE LOST BOOK OF THE GRAIL gives bibliophiles an inside look at historic works of literature and religion. These treasures are explained in the delightful relationship between a stodgy British librarian and a modern American gal who also adores books.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed...
|Above the Treetops||Jack Sacco||
ABOVE THE TREETOPS: THE TRUE STORY OF WILLIAM FAULKNER AND BOBBY LITTLE, THE SON HE NEVER HAD is a never-before-told first-hand story of William Faulkner's kindness to a young boy. That boy is now a Mississippi octogenarian who is sharing his high-flying adventures with William Faulkner, one of the world's most famous...
|Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi||Dean Faulkner Wells||
EVERY DAY IN THE SUN: A MEMOIR OF THE FAULKNERS OF MISSISSIPPI offers a rare glimpse at the notoriously private life of Nobel Prize winner William Faulkner and his family by the niece he helped raise. The book is honest, frank, entertaining and revealing.
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