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The Bookseller

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ISBN : MINN:31951000969121T
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ISBN : UOM:39015071099496
Genre : Bibliography
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Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.
Category: Bibliography

The American Bookseller

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ISBN : NYPL:33433000084560
Genre : American literature
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Rebel Bookseller

Author : Andrew Laties
ISBN : 9781609803377
Genre : Business & Economics
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The revival of independent bookselling has already begun and is one of the amazing stories of our times. Bookseller Andy Laties wrote the first edition of Rebel Bookseller six years ago, hoping it would spark a movement. Now, with this second edition, Laties’s book can be a rallying cry for everyone who wants to better understand how the rise of the big bookstore chains led irrevocably to their decline, and how even in the face of electronic readers from three of America’s largest and most successful companies—Apple, Amazon, and Google—the movement to support locally owned independent stores, especially bookstores, is on the rise. From the mid-1980s to the present, Andy Laties has been an independent bookseller, starting out in Chicago, teaching along the way at the American Booksellers Association, and finally running the bookshop at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts. His innovations were adapted by Barnes & Noble, Zany Brainy, and scores of independent stores. In Rebel Bookseller, Laties tells how he got started, how he kept going, and why he believes independent bookselling has a great future. He alternates his narrative with short anecdotes, interludes between the chapters that give his credo as a bookseller. Along the way, he explains the growth of the chains, and throws in a treasure trove of tips for anyone who is considering opening up a bookstore. Rebel Bookseller is a must read for those in the book biz, a testament to the ingeniousness of one man man’s story of making a life out of his passionate commitment to books and bookselling.
Category: Business & Economics

The Bookseller Of Kabul

Author : Åsne Seierstad
ISBN : 9780759509405
Genre : History
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With The Bookseller of Kabul, award-winning journalist Asne Seierstad has given readers a first-hand look at Afghani life as few outsiders have seen it. Invited to live with Sultan Khan, a bookseller in Kabul, and his family for months, this account of her experience allows the Khans to speak for themselves, giving us a genuinely gripping and moving portrait of a family, and of a country of great cultural riches and extreme contradictions. For more than 20 years, Sultan Khan has defied the authorities -- whether Communist or Taliban -- to supply books to the people of Kabul. He has been arrested, interrogated, and imprisoned, and has watched illiterate Taliban soldiers burn piles of his books in the street. Yet he had persisted in his passion for books, shedding light in one of the world's darkest places. This is the intimate portrait of a man of principle and of his family -- two wives, five children, and many relatives sharing a small four-room house in this war ravaged city. But more than that, it is a rare look at contemporary life under Islam, where even after the Taliban's collapse, the women must submit to arranged marriages, polygamous husbands, and crippling limitations on their ability to travel, learn and communicate with others.
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Was Jesus A Bookseller

Author : Phillip Gardner
ISBN : 9781496938831
Genre : Fiction
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An aging, conflicted man and his band of quirky booksellers toil in the modern retail world, where a lone customer (or fellow bookseller) can at anytime cause an uproar. Beyond work, this man must also navigate a homelife that is most often a wilderness of confusion.
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Bookseller S Catalogues

Author : William Strong (bookseller.)
ISBN : OXFORD:590950371
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The Bookseller

Author : Wes Kelley
ISBN : 9781304843647
Genre : Fiction
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Two wounded souls must learn to heal one another after being touched by the same tragedy. Jack MacDonald's life spirals out of control when his wife and daughter are killed in a fatal car crash. Drunken and despondent he loses his cushy job at a major publishing house and is forced to earn a living selling children's books door-to-door. After a DUI takes away his driver's license Jack must find someone to drive him to his nightly appointments. He hires Amanda, an angry young girl who seems to have lost her way in life. When she makes a startling confession, she and Jack are drawn into a relationship neither of them expects nor wants. Their experience takes them on on a journey of mutual self-discovery and spiritual growth; the outcome of which neither can be certain.
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Confessions Of A Bookseller

Author : Shaun Bythell
ISBN : 9781782835394
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Irreverently funny ... kept me giggling all week.' Scotland on Sunday "Do you have a list of your books, or do I just have to stare at them?" Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland. With more than a mile of shelving, real log fires in the shop and the sea lapping nearby, the shop should be an idyll for bookworms. Unfortunately, Shaun also has to contend with bizarre requests from people who don't understand what a shop is, home invasions during the Wigtown Book Festival and Granny, his neurotic Italian assistant who likes digging for river mud to make poultices. The Diary of a Bookseller (soon to be a major TV series) introduced us to the joys and frustrations of life lived in books. Sardonic and sympathetic in equal measure, Confessions of a Bookseller will reunite readers with the characters they've come to know and love.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Tony Appleton
ISBN : OCLC:1159834144
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The Bookseller S Sonnets

Author : Andi Rosenthal
ISBN : 9781846946264
Genre : Fiction
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A mysterious package from an anonymous artifact donor arrives on the desk of Jill Levin, the senior curator at a Holocaust museum: a secret diary, written by the eldest daughter of St. Thomas More, legal advisor to and close friend of Henry VIII. As Jill and her colleagues work to authenticate this rare find, letters arrive to convey the manuscript?s history and the donor?s unimaginable story of survival. At the same time, representatives from the Archdiocese of New York arrive to stake their claim to this controversial document, hoping to send it to a Vatican archive before its explosive content becomes public. As the process of authentication hovers between find and fraud, and as the battle for provenance plays out between religious institutions, Jill struggles with her own family history, and her involvement in a relationship she fears will disrupt and disappoint her family.
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The Bookseller Bird

Author : Felicia Law
ISBN : 1404812830
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A visiting bird tries to talk Bamboo, Velvet, and Beak into buying his set of books.
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The Bookseller

Author : Matt Cohen
ISBN : 9780307367433
Genre : Fiction
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Paul Stevens is a bookseller in the marginalized world of used books, a lover of Flaubert and Dickens, young, unsure of himself - until he meets Judith and is drawn into her secret world. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction