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Ursula K. LeGuin – Just In

Monty snuggles up next to a stack of Ursula LeGuin’s.   She is among the science fiction writers with staying power.  It’s hard to keep her work in stock.  These just came in and were published between 1968 and 1982. Advertisements

Outlander

Outlander

When you need a break from reality into some really grand historical fiction, I recommend the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.  I have been promoting this book series for some time now. It’s a fine escape. I felt strongly that if someone could transfer this story to the screen as serious historical fiction – instead … Continue reading

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey

  Edward Abbey fans, The Monkey Wrench Gang, Tenth Anniversary edition 1985, illustrated by R. Crumb, signed by Abbey – $300 Beyond the Wall, trade paperback, signed by Abbey in my presence, 1984 printing – $150 Beyond the Wall, hardback, first edition, 1984 – $50 Hayduke Lives!, hardback, 1st edition – $12 Desert Solitaire, mass … Continue reading

God Save the Queens

God Save the Queens

In the book business, the acquisition of an impressive collection of books on a single subject usually involves a death.  Occasionally these days, such a windfall will occur when the former owner is downsizing or moving and has to dispense with the baggage of a lifetime pursuit. Such was the case when I recently obtained … Continue reading

Closed for a Vacation

Closed for a Vacation

James Lee Burke fans…look what just came in! Ah, so sorry, you will have to wait another six days.   We will be closed for a short vacation so that I can wiggle my toes in the Pacific Ocean and see my granddaughters. Hopefully you will stop by in a week to see what else has … Continue reading