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“What’s Your Favorite Book?”

  One of the most confounding questions I get as a bookdealer is “What is your favorite book?” I stand there stupidly with my mouth open for a moment. It is not what they think…which is probably “What a stupid bookdealer…she obviously doesn’t read much.” Meanwhile, I am thinking “How many galaxies are there in … Continue reading

34th Conversation Cafe

34th Conversation Cafe

The Eclectic Reader will be hosting its 34th community Conversation Cafe on February 12 at 7:15 p.m.   The topic this month will be “What Books or Stories Have Influenced Your Life? ”   The Conversation Cafe promotes respectful listening and open-minded conversation on meaningful topics.  Free.  Everyone welcome.  For more information call 970-223-4019. Monty-cat always joins … Continue reading

A Book Dealer’s Vacation

So what book does a book dealer buy when they visit another bookstore?  What would I buy when I already have 20,000 books of my own?   Could there be a gap in my personal library?  My special collections? I am speaking of a casual visit to the kingdom of another bibliophile in another state, … Continue reading