Archive for February, 2009

Feb 26 2009

Workin’ Hard

Published by under Crafty,Misc.,Sidelines

The Goods page has been updated.

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Feb 26 2009

Love, the William S. Burroughs Way

Published by under Full of ideas,Misc.,Subculture


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Feb 25 2009


Published by under Current Read,Sidelines

Now in stock:  Giant Robot #58 (old issue pictured), Mental Floss (Mar/Apr)   

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Feb 17 2009


So the magazines have started arriving.  Instead of the big splash I was hoping for, though, they seem to be trickling in.  After I opened the first box and was all, “Wha?” I called the distributor and they promised me that over the next 2 to 3 months everything should sync up and we should have […]

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Feb 15 2009

Book Conference

A couple of weekends ago I went to Salt Lake City for an annual book conference that the American Booksellers’ Assoc puts on, the Winter Institute.  This is the first time in a few years that I’ve gone. It’s an educational conference with seminars happening all day long on book business topics like claiming co-op […]

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Feb 12 2009

Our January Best Sellers

Published by under Bestsellers

           Fiction: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (St. Louis’ “Big Read” book) Naked Lunch: The Restored Text by William S. Burroughs Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg                       Pleasures of the Damned: Poems 1951-1993 by Charles Bukowski *Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago                        *Firmin by Sam Savage (love, love this)   […]

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Feb 11 2009

Beachy: Keepin’ it Peachy

Published by under Misc.

Subby Books congratulates hometown writer Kyle Beachy on his brand-new novel, The Slide (Dial Press, $13). The Slide features a very sharp cover illustration and is set in St. Louis. KB was the subject of the cover story in last week’s RFT if you’d like some background info on him. We’ll have copies of his book in […]

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Feb 08 2009

This Weekend

Published by under Events

So we’re supposed to have our window decorated by, like, last weekend and the theme is Famous Couples and I have no ideas.  None.  Anyone? Update: So the trick is that we have to be able to make a window out of the couples.  That’s the really hard part. Paul, I think your suggestion of […]

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Feb 04 2009


Published by under Misc.

Joe the Plumber — yeah, that guy — has a book out. My God.

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