Oil baron’s ‘on demand’ erotica collection sells for $9,500

Oil baron’s ‘on demand’ erotica collection sells for $9,500

Oil baron’s ‘on demand’ erotica collection sells for $9,500 One of 75 numbered copies printed on Japan paper. Jones & O.B. 4   The Complete Work of Rembrandt by Wilhelm Bode – $7,680 Eight volumes. Johnson was a pillar of the community in Ardmore. An Oklahoma oil baron’s personal collection of literary erotica has sold […]

Giveaway and Q&A with @mylittlebooktique

Giveaway and Q&A with @mylittlebooktique

The Bookstagram community is full of friendly and kind people who are eager to share their love for books with others. Sometimes plain, sometimes frothy, and always in a pretty saucer, it tempts us to make our own cup of joe and spend the afternoon lost in the pages of a novel. Also, it is […]

3 Things to Anticipate at the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair

3 Things to Anticipate at the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair

3 Things to Anticipate at the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair You can learn more about the “Works on Paper” gallery and its special exhibits in this blog post. More information on the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair is available in this blog post and on the fair’s website. Tickets purchased for the Friday Opening Preview can […]

Collecting vintage luggage labels

Collecting vintage luggage labels

Free advertising. We are primarily talking about hotel luggage labels as hotels, particularly the ‘Grand Hotels‘, led the development of these small labels. Learn more Luggage labels are long gone. However they used to be a small but eye-catching part of the so-called golden age of travel from approximately 1900 to the mid-1960s. Hotel chains […]

IndieView with Mike MacDee, author of Kingdom of Famine

IndieView with Mike MacDee, author of Kingdom of Famine

I grew up in Glendale, AZ, where the weather is always either scalding you to death or drowning you. I don’t have enough of an audience to invest the extra money in editors. If I listen while I write, it can limit the outcome of my writing process. When Juno gets word of her estranged […]

Giveaway and Q&A with @bluestockingbookshelf

Giveaway and Q&A with @bluestockingbookshelf

Any tips to share with a beginning Bookstagrammer? What’s your day job? Evidently, her hard work has paid off – @bluestockingbookshelf has grown from 1,200 to nearly 50,000 followers in just a year and a half! The images she posts are simple and oh so stunning. She is such an incredible writer, part of me […]

Giveaway and Q&A with @books_and_abe

Giveaway and Q&A with @books_and_abe

Giveaway and Q&A with @books_and_abe I am also a real estate agent, and I came back to teaching piano after a two-year hiatus – that money is my book-buying fund. I can’t tell you how many times a post that I love so dang much and spent so much time on will get the fewest […]

IndieView with Frank McNair, author of Life on the Line

IndieView with Frank McNair, author of Life on the Line

I do not outline. That always leads to edits, and sometimes to a complete re-work of the chapter. How long did it take you to write it? Did you get your book cover professionally done or did you do it yourself? My agent retired and I am a 65-year-old man with a first novel. We […]

Giveaway and Q&A with @sorrythankyou79

Giveaway and Q&A with @sorrythankyou79

You be the first to claim a book in the comments, and it’s yours! What kind of books are your favorite to photograph? What’s your day job? But there’s this one book that sticks in my memory from elementary school, called The Ghost Drum. For anyone just beginning on Instagram, my number one tip is…be […]

IndieView with Mark Spano, author of Midland Club

IndieView with Mark Spano, author of Midland Club

We read each other’s work, and each edits his or her own work based on suggestions. I listen to the music that is related to the story, but not always. A friend who had read the book back in 1980 when I first wrote it asked if I had a manuscript. In the early stages […]

Giveaway and Q&A with @bookmusings

Giveaway and Q&A with @bookmusings

Giveaway and Q&A with @bookmusings I have finally found my tribe and I no longer feel I’m the only one who loves reading and books as much as I do. Photograph and post books you love and books you’d like to discuss with other people on Bookstagram.   If you post what you love and […]

Coming soon: the 2017 San Francisco Map Fair

Coming soon: the 2017 San Francisco Map Fair

Coming soon: the 2017 San Francisco Map Fair One map on display at the event will be ‘Description geographique des isles Antilles possédées par les Anglois,’ offered by New World Maps. His current collaborations include Outbreak Responder (a mobile decision support and surveillance platform for responding to cholera outbreaks), Kindred London (a project to map […]

IndieView with Steven Sheiner, author of Running Still

IndieView with Steven Sheiner, author of Running Still

I’ve already begun to hear the comparisons, which certainly isn’t a bad thing. And if I didn’t like something, or felt something needed to be changed for where the story was going, I would edit as I went along. Despite living a healthy lifestyle, within a year of the move, his wife and kids are […]