Archive for April, 2009

Apr 29 2009

This Thursday, April 30, 7pm

Published by under Events,Lou Life

This deeply personal and revealing autobiography details Paul’s voracious appetite for drugs and alcohol–exemplified by his search for an unobtainable buzz through morning-to-night binges–that led to his near fatal descent. With an obsession for celebrity culture and seeking approval and validation, he moved to LA only to find more opportunities for abuse. Just weeks before […]

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Apr 23 2009

Guest Reviews

Published by under Current Read

King of the Screwups by K.L. Going (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.00) Liam is a boy who always screws up.  When he is kicked out of his house he moves in with his Uncle Pete.  Liam has to decide to be himself (Mr. Popularity) or to be someone his father is proud of (a Nerd). —Reviewed […]

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Apr 22 2009

Arrived

Published by under Sidelines

     Juxtapoz May with Raymond Pettibon, Camille Rose Garcia (love her), Spike Jonze, Coop, Kevin Ancell, Glen E. Friedman Harper’s May with new fiction by Italo Calvino Mental Floss May/June the 10 issue including 10 Secrets of the Vatican Exposed, 10 Shocking Stories about Somali Pirates…

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Apr 21 2009

Gigantor Sized

Published by under Sidelines,Subby Love

Moleskine has new stuff out.  They have two new sizes, cryptically labeled A4 and A5. We’re stocking the A4 (8 1/4 x 11 3/4″) in both the Sketchbook version and the Ruled Book version.  They’re so big they don’t fit in our lovely spinner rack and have to rest on top.

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Apr 19 2009

4 Completely Different Offerings

Published by under Current Read

Stonecutter illus by Jon J. Muth, written by John Kuramoto (Feiwel and Friends, $14.99). Muth is best-known for his children’s picture books Zen Shorts and Zen Ties, and Stonecutter is labeled as a kid’s book but it’s really inspirational for all ages.  It’s packaged with my most-hated packaging design (the kind that shows that book designers […]

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Apr 16 2009

March Bestsellers

Published by under Bestsellers

Hardcover:    How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer Holy Sh*t: The World’s Weirdest Comic Books by Paul Gravett *Voluntary Madness by Norah Vincent Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey *2666 by Roberto Bolano I’m Sorry You Feel That Way by Diana Joseph   Paperback:    Pride & Prejudice & Zombies […]

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Apr 15 2009

Eventful Summer

Published by under Events,Gallery,News

I updated the events page; we have a ton of stuff coming up this summer and fall including: Paul Cook of KMOV and Y98 Susan Vreeland Laurell K. Hamilton Art show and book signing with John Hendrix Art show and book signing with Matt Kindt

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Apr 13 2009

Pretty Sure They Wouldn’t Mind if We Borrowed the Idea

       Euclid online, Apop online, Vintage online

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Apr 10 2009

Back In Stock

This was the largest single order I’ve ever placed (besides book signings) and we sold out of our original copies in 3 days.  I read somewhere that this is in it’s 6th printing already and it just came out 9 days ago. Sheesh.  Anyway, we have a ton back in stock now.

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Apr 10 2009

New Kids’ Books

Published by under Current Read

  Falling Down the Page: A Book of List Poems edited by Georgia Heard (Roaring Brook Press, $16.95). We’ve been selling a ton of this.  It has this crazy reporter’s notebook format which is a perfect design for the content.  It’s meant to inspire kids to write their own poetry using lists as a jumping-off […]

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