Notes and Scribbles

As I'm sure most of you know, the book has finally come out, and I've been making a few appearances here and there. I've posted these links on Facebook, but I realize that not all of you read the feed over there, so I thought you'd might like take a look:

An essay on the e-books and the experience of books and reading from The Wall Street Journal's 'Speakeasy' blog:

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/10/27/im-a-used-bookseller-and-im-not-afraid-of-e-books/

'The Weirdest Things Found Inside Books' from The Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-popek/objects-found-inside-book_b_1070447.html

A short profile of me and the business:

http://www.timesunion.com/business/article/My-Other-Life-2253883.php

For reading this far, here's a treat:

Inscription:

From her daughter, who knows her fondness for "child rhymes."
Christmas, '98

From "Riley Child-Rhymes: With Hoosier Pictures" by James Whitcomb Riley. Published by Bowen-Merrill, 1898.


3 comments:

Tricia said...

...but what are Hoosier pictures?

Michael said...

I believe it's just a style of drawing.

JaneEyre said...

Hoosiers are residents of Indiana, the birthplace of James Whitcomb Riley. Just found your blog and I love it. I started from current posts, and here I am so far!

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