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A bookstore owner was in the hospital. So his competitors came and kept his shop open.
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 3 Comments • 3 weeks ago
Bob Nelson last wrote: Running a bookstore is an act of courage, in these Amazon days. Having friends is a big help.
To Celebrate Literacy Week Florida School Installs Book Vending Machine
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 1 Comments • 2 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: The lettering on the vending machine is a bit difficult to read. It says "Feed Your Brain". A different article on the subject indicated that the...
Books without Paper --- by Bob Nelson
By: Bob Nelson • 13 Comments • 2 months ago
Bob Nelson last wrote: I agree that Audible is too expensive. Hey! It's Amazon... There are lots of means for "reading" small bits of text. For that, an app like...
Why, oh why do I keep reading David Weber?
By: Bob Nelson • 12 Comments • 2 months ago
Cerenkov last wrote: I read all of Weber's stuff but the early Honor books and the early Starfire books are the best. The later Honor books seem like a series of...
Why paper books and the independent bookstore aren't dead
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 5 Comments • 2 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: "..." Agreed. There's something really comfortable about it.
The Lady Is a Detective
Via: Bob Nelson • 2 Comments • 2 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: I never paid heed to the fact that there were detective stories wherein the detectives were women. This article and your post on ''Group Pages"...
'Gondolin' marks the end of Tolkien's reign
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 5 Comments • 6 months ago
Cerenkov last wrote: Yeah. I've read the trilogy dozens of times. The others? Not so much!
Sleeping Beauties - Stephen & Owen King
Via: Veronica • 4 Comments • 10 months ago
Veronica last wrote: I don't know how I would feel if I had to leave my books behind.
JRR Tolkien's first Middle Earth story, The Fall of Gondolin, to be published
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 1 Comments • 10 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: This is just another sad example of the fact that the only real purpose of this web site is the posting of political and religious articles on the...