Archive for December, 2010

Dec 28 2010

Women of India

Published by under Gallery

The newest addition to our ongoing interview series with our upstairs gallery artists:   Sara Roger, photographer of Women of India, in the gallery through Sunday, January 2.   1. What inspires your work? In my Women of India body of work, I was inspired by different Indian religions, stories, and traditions, essentially their culture.  […]

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Dec 14 2010

I’ve Never Been Whiny…

Published by under Misc.,News

…but what about those of us who aren’t 20,000 square feet and 40 years old nor spanking brand-new with a multi-million dollar build-out in neighborhood rabid NYC?  Am I sounding bitter?  Perhaps I need to put my shiny happy face back on. NPR bit on The Future of Bookstores.    

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Dec 09 2010

The Lyndas are Here

  We are so lucky.  So so lucky.  She went into the publisher’s office and signed these just for us.  Seriously. If you want one holler (phone, email, buy online–but you MUST put “signed” in the comments if you buy online–unless you’re Jim and you put “Hi Kelly” which also works). They each have a […]

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Dec 08 2010

The Good Dilemma

Published by under Bestsellers

       UPDATE: We Just got a new shipment of The Autobiography… in.  Yes. –Kelly The good dilemma involves Mark Twain and his new book. When the fine folks at the University of California Press published The Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol. 1 ($34.95) in November, the last thing they must’ve foreseen was landing a big bestseller. (These sorts […]

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Dec 06 2010

News Flash: Thanks to Google We’re eBooks Central.

Published by under Lou Life,Misc.,News,Subby Love

Starting today you can buy Google eBooks straight from our website! You’ll still see some price inconsistencies from other vendors occasionally (most markedly for Random House titles, and for Penguin titles for just a few days–Penguin should be up to speed shortly).  This is because Random House has not yet signed on to the agency […]

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Dec 05 2010

Just Added: Holiday Party Thursday, Dec 9. 7-8pm at Subterranean

One of our regulars, Tori Walters, has agreed to throw together a holiday party–well, party might be too grandiose, gathering maybe–on Thursday, Dec 9,  7pm at Subterranean. A Winter’s Tale: Readings… came about because Tori, Alex and I were talking about how much we love the holidays (or maybe just Tori and I love the […]

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Dec 05 2010

A Fantastic Weekly Mag

Published by under Misc.

We just started carrying The Economist. It’s a weekly magazine, as its many devotees will already know. Anyway, I read last week’s issue for a couple hours this afternoon and it felt like the best, most stimulating refresher course in current international affairs. The Economist‘s scope is truly comprehensive, and don’t let the name put […]

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Dec 02 2010

NY Times Top 10

Published by under Bestsellers,News

There’s a fancy page on our website here for you to peruse and purchase.  We have everything in stock except the ballet book (hadn’t heard of it) and the William Trevor.  Well, and the Sondheim which I should have seen coming and unless the publisher runs out we’ll have in by Friday.  And Cleopatra which […]

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