That's the title of our new chapbook -- our fifth -- and it continues our tradition of documenting the things that happen at Printed Page that entertain, educate and inform. This one roughly covers the year 2022 and takes its title from a letter from a convict found in a copy of, well, you can guess. The chapbook is … [Read more...]
Young? Coloradan? Collect books? Read on.
The Taylor C. Kirkpatrick Prize for Young Book Collectors is accepting applications until March 31. If you're a Colorado resident age 30 or under, you might want to check it out: There's a $1,000 prize for the winning entrant. You don't have to have a huge collection, or an expensive one, to win. What the judges … [Read more...]
Home for the Holidays (and then returned)
A Chicago bookseller who sold $800 worth of books to a customer before Christmas was floored when the customer returned the books after the holidays and wanted her money back. The customer had used the books to decorate her home for the holidays. … [Read more...]
Every once in a while, we'll get a call from someone wanting books by the foot. We once got a call from a guy who bought a big house with a library and needed 160 feet of books to fill it up -- and give the illusion that he is a reader. A couple of weeks ago, a designer called. She's furnishing a house in Vail and … [Read more...]
What do John Steinbeck and Harry Potter have in common?
The Bucket List Community Cafe podcast featured us in a special feature for Banned Books Week. You can hear it here: https://bucketlistcommunitycafe.com/ … [Read more...]
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