Archive for September, 2010

Sep 27 2010

100 Best First Lines from Novels

Published by under Misc.,Subby Love

From American Book Review via Shelf Awareness: 1. Call me Ishmael. —Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851) 2. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. —Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (1813) 3. A screaming comes across the sky. —Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s […]

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Sep 25 2010

New Shirts

Tip of the hat to Pudd’nHead for finding these shirts first.  We just got ours in. They come in men’s and women’s cut and in multiple sizes.  There are a ton more covers available.  I figured we’d start with these and see how they went.  We’re planning on having more styles in by the holidays.  […]

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Sep 14 2010

One Apple from the Fall Bounty

Published by under Misc.

From the brand-new — just unpacked it from the box — The Poets Laureate Anthology (Norton, $39.95), a comment on what good poetry does from the immortal James Dickey: “What I want to do in living as well as writing, is a kind of animal-like response… I was watching the birds today perched on telephone […]

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Sep 09 2010

Check it. So cool.

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Sep 08 2010

Art Interviews

Published by under Gallery

Before Marina left (have you seen my black armband?) she started a series of interviews with the artists who have work in the gallery.  I posted the most recent today, with Carol Corey of the Inside Dharma program, the folks responsible for the Insider Art exhibit.

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Sep 07 2010

Booker Short List

Published by under News

Selected from the longlist of 13, the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize is: Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey (Knopf) Room by Emma Donoghue (Little, Brown) In a Strange Roomby Damon Galgut (Atlantic Books) The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson (Bloomsbury UK) The Long Song by Andrea Levy (FSG) C by Tom McCarthy (Knopf) I […]

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Sep 05 2010

Ah YouTube

Published by under Lou Life,Subby Love

Did you know the Loop has a YouTube channel?  Well it does. Here’s us. (I swear this is the smallest I could make it. And my head is really freakishly little in real life.) And there’s a cameo by Vintage Vinyl’s own Joe Steinman. And here’s the channel link with everyone’s videos.

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Sep 01 2010


Published by under Bestsellers

I just know you’re wondering what our most popular books are. New list here.

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