The Wire as Bookselling
thefeeling: I’ve said it before, but Barnes & Noble is the Barksdale/Bell organization, and Amazon is Marlo.
There will doubtless be some of you have come here seeking some fanciful little...– From the foreword to Johannes Cabal : The Fear Institute by Jonathan L Howard.
Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that’s where it...– Christopher Hitchens
Most were books he felt he ought to read, the ones he’d somehow missed in...– The Twelve, by Justin Cronin. Page 22.
A self-published book is "independently published"...
Yesterday, when I tweeted the above, it took off in a way I didn’t expect. Loads of people - readers, bloggers, authors, and publishers - RT’ed the line, and I got everything from “hear, hear” to being called nasty names. As much as I love Twitter, it’s wicked tough to have a hearty discourse 140 characters at a time. I’m taking to Tumblr to allow for a bit of...
How It's Done
Customer: I am looking for this book, it was recommended to me by a guy at a conference. It's about New Orleans, and there's maybe a word with a Q in the title? I've Googled for it but been totally unable to find it.
Jenn: Is it fiction or nonfiction?
Customer: I have no idea, I can't remember anything else about it.
Brianna, WORD weekend staffer: Is it ZEITOUN?
Customer, looks at book: It is!
Jenn: *tears up with pride*