Used find of the week. No question.(I love how he is not writing anything!)

Used find of the week. No question.
(I love how he is not writing anything!)

Skylight Books: WHAT THE WHAT THE WHAAT!?!?

skylightbooks:

so i got a phone call today from a representative of Amazon! apparently, he was given the task of reaching out to independent bookstores in order to ‘build’ a ‘relationship’ with the indies in order to ‘partner’ with us in a program to sell Kindles in our store…yea, really. so, in my most…

Wow.

TODAY’S CHOW (and free beer)

Via Press Street Rm. 220

Local comic broadside extraordinaire FEAST will host the launch party for its 2013 anthology this Saturday, May 25, from 7 – 10 p.m. at Hey! Cafe (4332 Magazine St.).

Published by Antigravity Magazine and founded by Ceasar Meadows, past anthologies have featured local comic artists and illustrators like Jeff Pastorek and Happy Burbeck as well as out-of-town artists Josh Neufeld (author/illustrator of A.D. New Orleansand bestselling graphic nonfiction piece The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media) and Josh Simmons, 2009 Ignatz Award Nominee for Outstanding Artist.

Artists featured in the current issue, including frequent Room 220 contributor Clark Allen, will be on hand to rub shoulders with friends and fans. Uptown’s favorite bar, Ms. Mae’s, will provide the keg. The event is free and open to the public.

theparisreview:

Listen to James Salter read (Booker-winning!) Lydia Davis’s “Break It Down.”

theparisreview:

Listen to James Salter read (Booker-winning!) Lydia Davis’s “Break It Down.”

Science fiction writer Brandon Sanderson, author ofA Memory of Light, the final book in Robert Jordan’sThe Wheel of Time series (and author with the most D&D website ever!!), will be signing (and numbering) his new young adult novel, The Rithmatist, on May 18th from 1 ‘til 3pm at our Uptown shop. The first 50 people in attendance will receive a Rithmatist bag complete with chalk and instructions for making Rithmatist chalkings! There will be a three personalization limit for each person each time through the line, unless there is not a big crowd in which case there are no restrictions. There are no restrictions on signature-only books.

Science fiction writer Brandon Sanderson, author ofA Memory of Light, the final book in Robert Jordan’sThe Wheel of Time series (and author with the most D&D website ever!!), will be signing (and numbering) his new young adult novel, The Rithmatist, on May 18th from 1 ‘til 3pm at our Uptown shop. The first 50 people in attendance will receive a Rithmatist bag complete with chalk and instructions for making Rithmatist chalkings! There will be a three personalization limit for each person each time through the line, unless there is not a big crowd in which case there are no restrictions. There are no restrictions on signature-only books.

Johan Nilsen Nagel, protagonist of Knut Hamsun’s Mysteries, as illustrated by H. A. Rey.

Johan Nilsen Nagel, protagonist of Knut Hamsun’s Mysteries, as illustrated by H. A. Rey.

theparisreview:

Stills from Erró’s Mecamorphosis.

Am I really thinking about paying eighty dollars to read Blaise Cendrars’ writing on Arthur Cravan? I really am, aren’t I…

Of course the Japanese have a word for it…

Of course the Japanese have a word for it…

(Source: ladykonstansfridzsider)

We Need Space Colonies for Long-Term Survival, but They

This week in irrational fears to keep me up late at night…

…will the used booksellers of the future be excavating the bombed out ruins of Maple Street? If so, be sure to thank my corpse for the fine selection.

theparisreview:

Flavorwire rounds up handwritten outlines. (That’s William Faulkner’s outline for A Fable, written on the wall.)For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

theparisreview:

Flavorwire rounds up handwritten outlines. (That’s William Faulkner’s outline for A Fable, written on the wall.)

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.