Posts Tagged ‘AbeBooks’

Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

My favorite is Mr Andoh’s Pennine Diary: Memoirs of a Japanese Chicken Sexer in 1935 Hebden Bridge but you make your own decision. Read about it on AbeBooks’ blog.

The House of Books Has No Windows

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Check out this video posted on AbeBooks’ Reading Copy blog, about the sculpture made by artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller commissioned as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival exhibition and showcased in the Fruitmarket Gallery.

The Weird Fiction of Arkham House

Monday, October 31st, 2011

In time for Halloween, AbeBooks features books by Arkham House, the company who published H.P. Lovecraft and other horror writers. Excellent vintage horror jackets!

Only a little late . . .

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

What would we do without AbeBooks and their blog? They published a great post: A Year in Books: Review of 2010. Prizewinners, death announcements, stellar sales, interesting reviews. Where else would we find out that Rolling Stone Keith Richards admits he once considered becoming a librarian? (See April 2010.)