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Mapping the Terrain of Used and Rare Books

The Signed Book Binnacle, pt. 2: An Unacceptable Political Rant

I‘m trying to decide how to organize/ sell/ read/ get rid of all my signed books. Please check back on my first post about this, but again here is a … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sorting it Out: A Real-Time Diary of Re-Assessing Boxes of Books in my Big Closet

  Cleaning out and organizing my walk-in closet filled with books…. at least starting to…. It doesn’t matter, it really doesn’t matter at all. Throw the damnĀ things out. Exterminate all … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

Periodical Luck: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Unnamed Traces of Gregg Press in the Boston Suburbs

The Find Late one evening, sitting at a second hand desk lit by a green-shaded lamp of the kind seen in libraries and law offices, I was perusing Craigslist in … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Independent Horror Presses, A Collector’s Addiction Pt. 2: Centipede Press

Centipede Press is one – if notĀ the – currently most collectible and sought after imprints in recent horror publishing. The imprint reprints (and sometimes, but rarely, offers never before published … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Independent Horror Presses, A Collector’s Addiction: Pt.1 Early Arkham House

Small, independent horror/ science-fiction/ fantasy presses. What can I say? My knees melt for books from these publishers. Just as they do for weird cats, mournful country-rock jams, or freckled, … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Modern Swords and Sorcery Part One: From Hyboria to Lankhmar; Enter the Grey Mouser…

Swords and Sorcery – a genre that, in one form or another, threads the entire history of literature; King Arthur, Beowulf, The Arabian Nights, even the Bible, to some extent. … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment