Posted in March 2018

New Arrivals

    A lot of books have been coming in lately.  Recent additions include books on these subjects: war, (World War II in particular), The Civil War, film, aviation, time, disasters, utopias, the history of space flight, literary criticism and analysis of science fiction, and history.

A Little More on Bookstore History

This is the exact location of my second bookstore, 140 South College, as seen in 1897.  Opening as Toad Hall Books in 1983 at 147 W. Oak St., I moved the bookstore to 140 S. College in 1985, and later to Walnut Street in 1987. Two of the businesses that moved in when I left … Continue reading

Bring Me a Bookmark

I have now been a book dealer in Fort Collins longer than anyone else, having opened Toad Hall Books on Oak Street Plaza in 1983. The old matriarch of all bookstores – The Old Corner Book Shop, run by Jane Tester for over 30 years, closed a few years back. I have moved my bookstore … Continue reading