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Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian
I bought this book because it was about a librarian. And in the spirit of full disclosure, I mistakenly thought it was by the children's/YA book autho ...more
Dec 2010
Nov 24, 2010
The Paris Wife
When Ernest Hemingway was a young writer, he met and married Hadley -- a strong, independent woman from St. Louis. Enticed by the adventure and a long ...more
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
Bartlett tells the story of John Charles Gilkey, book collector whose method of acquiring books was to steal them. Through interviews and research int ...more
Sep 04, 2011
Sep 04, 2011
It's a Book
I love Lane Smith. I've been familiar with his work for a long time. His collaborations with John Scieszka are well known -- True Story of the Three L ...more
Nov 04, 2010
Nov 04, 2010
Write Good or Die
A collection of essays (originally blog posts) about writing -- the art of writing, the process of writing and publishing a novel, and becoming a publ ...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
The Sign Of The Book (Cliff Janeway, #4)
I love this series of mysteries about a former cop turned book collector/dealer. In this one, he is called to investigate a woman accused of murdering ...more
Jan 04, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
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