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meg-waite-clayton's picture
Nov.13.2012
Today (horray!) is the publication date for My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop. Richard Russo kicks off this terrific collection of essays, and the list of authors and the stores they celebrate is an amazing one. I could not be more delighted to be...
robert-earle's picture
Sep.25.2012
      First of all, this is very personal. You're you in a moment in time with things in you that you can't discover without the right book's help, so picking the right book matters a great deal.   There's only one way to pick the wrong book--have someone whose taste you...
joshua-keidan's picture
Jul.21.2012
  “Excuse me” a young voice said from my side “would you mind if I asked where you are from?”  I turned around and saw and old man. I looked for the source of the young voice and was puzzled. The man smiled and then I realized he was the owner of the young voice. “Me-goo-ah” I answered in...
cynthia-brian's picture
Jun.30.2012
  The Mother/Daughter Dynamic Duo of Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany deliver another helpful and entertaining show on Starstyle®-Be the Star you Are!®   Lauren and William Hamilton offer a fresh, hip point of view in their book How to Get Real About Dating: A Father and Daughter’s...
angela-lam-turpin's picture
Mar.31.2012
I contacted several big name bookstores to kick off the second leg of my summer book tour.  The manager of a Northern California Barnes and Noble bookstore said she was not scheduling any book tours unless she could be guaranteed a minimum of 100 books sold during the reading.  When...
g-kasten's picture
Jan.08.2012
My first appearance as an author reading at a bookstore a few months ago was terrifying.  I was afraid nobody would show up.  I was afraid too many people would show up.  I was afraid people would ask brilliant, insighful questions and my responses all be the same  --...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Nov.14.2011
So, last week I went to a networking event called Out in the City at Mandarin in the West End. It was a meet and greet for young LGBT professionals—of course, I think I'm only two of those things (I'll leave it to you to decide which two). It was for a good cause: the $5 admission went to support...
red-room-well-red's picture
Nov.06.2011
"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” – Jerry Seinfeld Red Room has launched the world’s only bookstore built by authors for authors! When you buy books from us, we double the author’s income—whether they’re famous like Margaret Atwood or James...
red-room-well-red's picture
Oct.31.2011
"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” – Jerry Seinfeld Red Room has launched the world’s only bookstore built by authors for authors! When you buy books from us, we double the author’s income—whether they’re famous like Margaret Atwood or James...
brenden-allen's picture
Oct.27.2011
Harrison Solow's recent blog with pictures of the "world's coolest bookstores" reminded me that, each in its own way, there must be at least one or two memorable bookstores near every major university campus.  At the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities' campus, the largest one with "...