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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

On The Road At The Eclectic Reader

On The Road At The Eclectic Reader

A rich collection of 50s-60s counterculture: hippie, Yippie, Beat, and bohemian writers just came in.  Bukowski, Burroughs, Kerouac, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Robert Bly, Abbie Hoffman, Tom Wolfe, Richard Brautigan, Ed Sanders, Jerry Garcia, and Ken Kesey.  Did I forget someone? Move your feets to snag some of this.  This stuff never lasts long.  You … Continue reading

The Beauty of Old Book Covers

The Beauty of Old Book Covers

Once there were books with bindings which could be considered works of art.  In the days before dust jackets became a marketing scheme, and before paperback books were printed in lurid covers, or mysteries in black (with dripping red blood), or thrillers in metallic silver covers as if we are crows or raccoons attracted by … Continue reading

Beautiful Collection of Stephen King

An impressive collection of Stephen King has just arrived to join what is already on the shelf at The Eclectic Reader.  Many of the hardbacks are first editions in pristine condition, priced at $15 each.