Lost Continent Books

Mapping the Terrain of Used and Rare Books

Review: “Cold In July,” by Joe Lansdale

Simply put, I loved it. Loved it. Seriously – I really, really loved it. After trudging through “Loves Lies Dying” and slowly getting a bit of an Drug Buzz on … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

Man Rummages Through Moldy Barn, Discovers Rare Colonial Academic Texts

Or, Why I Now Have A Collection of Academic Texts About Rhodesian Colonial History One hand clasped on the wheel, the other gripping a warm iced-tea sweating condensation.  Tense, bumper-to-bumper … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bookstores of Western Massachusetts

Over the last year I have had wonderful occasion to visit Western Massachusetts for several days at a time, relaxing on the apple farm with my lovely and talented girlfriend … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bookstore Map

The Bookstore Map is, much like the rest of this page, both a resource and autobiographical artifact.  It documents the bookstores that we visit and their standout features.  Featured books … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment