17 London bookshops for true bibliophiles

17 London bookshops for true bibliophiles

We highlight high-end antiquarian specialists, sellers of general used books and community bookshops. Take a video tour of some of London’s finest bookshops from Chelsea to Chiswick, from Bloomsbury to Charing Cross Road. 17 London bookshops for true bibliophiles

IndieView with Kezia Arterberry, author of Empower You

IndieView with Kezia Arterberry, author of Empower You

Do you edit as you go or wait until you’ve finished? How long did it take you to write it? It helps me to be more creative and enjoy the “process.” Do you outline? I do not outline. You know, I decided to really embrace the experience of self-publishing and decided to create my book […]

In Pictures: the First American Divorcee to Marry a British Royal

In Pictures: the First American Divorcee to Marry a British Royal

FACTS ABOUT MRS SIMPSON The 23 September 1936 issue of New York Woman magazine Although Edward’s relationship with Wallis Simpson was widely known by the British media, they refrained from reporting about it. The British king is the symbolic head of the Church of England, which, at the time, would not marry divorced people if […]

Sisters in antiquarian bookselling: meet Elisabeth and Sally Burdon

Sisters in antiquarian bookselling: meet Elisabeth and Sally Burdon

Sisters in antiquarian bookselling: meet Elisabeth and Sally Burdon Naturally we share an interest in the activities of our family members but we also discuss by the hour our reactions to things and our many joint interests such as Asian philosophies, films, books and anything else we can think of! Sally Burdon: It is surprising […]

Introducing Behind the Bookshelves: A Podcast from AbeBooks

Introducing Behind the Bookshelves: A Podcast from AbeBooks

You’re in luck. “A good example is Allen Lane who founded Penguin and shook up the worlds of reading and publishing by introducing affordable paperbacks. Born in England and now a resident of Canada, Richard will bring a personal touch to the podcasts so expect a broad mixture of weird books, unusual stories, and memorable […]

10 Trailblazing Environmental Books for Earth Day

10 Trailblazing Environmental Books for Earth Day

10 Trailblazing Environmental Books for Earth Day She strongly opposed both tourism and poaching. It was a personal diary and never intended for publication. Writing on the environment and nature has a long legacy. Impact: No-one has advocated more for the preservation of wilderness in the United States than Muir. The book positions the Everglades […]

IndieView with Ann Campanella, author of The Beach Poems

IndieView with Ann Campanella, author of The Beach Poems

The poems were written over a 10-year period. What you put out into the world represents who you are. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Poetry is rarely a big money maker, however […]

Anne of Avonlea first edition sells for $17,500

Anne of Avonlea first edition sells for $17,500

Anne of Avonlea first edition sells for $17,500 First edition copies on AbeBooks vary in pricing from $10,000 to $36,000 depending on condition – none of them have a dust jacket. C. Anne of Avonlea details the heroine’s experiences from the age of 16 to 18 when she teaches at Avonlea school. The book (pictured […]

IndieView with Justin Enos, author of From Wrath to Ruin

IndieView with Justin Enos, author of From Wrath to Ruin

Any advice that you would like to give to other newbies considering becoming Indie authors? My book was done and I didn’t want to wait. Are your characters entirely fictitious or have you borrowed from real world people you know? This is not epic fantasy, Tijodrin is not saving the world after all. About Writing […]

The Evolution of Peter Rabbit

The Evolution of Peter Rabbit

The Evolution of Peter Rabbit Our video traces Peter’s history from being privately printed in 1901 to this year’s movie adaptation. Peter Rabbit is still sneaking into Mr McGregor’s garden to steal vegetables.

IndieView with Aaron C. Cross, author of Robocopter Ski Patrol

IndieView with Aaron C. Cross, author of Robocopter Ski Patrol

I was turned down from several MFA writing programs, which was disheartening, and decided to just write something and get it out there. However, when there are days that writing isn’t coming easily, I often go back and do some editing then to get myself refreshed on the story and see where I can go […]

IndieView with M.R. Pilot, author of A Bloodline’s Echo

IndieView with M.R. Pilot, author of A Bloodline’s Echo

Self-discipline. But once it became this world with characters that felt real, I was like, oh, maybe someone else will like it, I’ll indie publish. But to describe who I think would most relate to the story, it’d probably be a young adult girl who has dealt with some familial strife and/or felt like they […]

The Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize returns

The Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize returns

Created by Honey & Wax Booksellers in Brooklyn, New York, the prize is open to women book collectors in the United States aged 30 or younger. That’s what this prize is designed to achieve,” said Heather O’Donnell, founder of Honey & Wax. The 2018 Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize is now open The second […]

IndieView with B.J. Mendelson, author of Privacy

IndieView with B.J. Mendelson, author of Privacy

What came easily? There’s a lot of porn involved. I was taking graduate classes at the University at Buffalo, mostly due to boredom, and some of the research from those classes took me into the realm of privacy. George Carlin, Charles Bukowski (or at least, the David Duchovny version of Bukowski from “Californication.”) Bill Hicks. […]

Introducing the Gormenghast Automata

Introducing the Gormenghast Automata

Learn more This is the ‘Gormenghast Automata’ – the ultimate one of a kind accessory for fans of Mervyn Peake, the British novelist who created the Gormenghast trilogy of gothic fantasy novels. Custom built by an anonymous Gormenghast-loving English craftsman from wood and metal, this brand new automated mechanical device depicts Peake’s ominous castle and […]

IndieView with Robert Barlow Jr, author of D.O.G.: Executive Order

IndieView with Robert Barlow Jr, author of D.O.G.: Executive Order

I am hoping this interview will also help spread the word. I lived there until I completed college. What made you decide to go Indie, whether self-publishing or with an indie publisher? and the Executive Order paper was my idea, but the cover was created by a professional, who did an exceptional job. Unfortunately, I […]