Book of the Week

Monday July 15, 2019

Good morning Book Lovers. 

As I sit here in the dog days of summer, and watch my team, the Red Sox, continue to play less than inspired baseball, I am reminded of books that combine sports and mystery.   There have been many mystery and thriller authors who have featured an...

Book of the Week

Monday July 1, 2019

Good morning booklovers!   For a lot of us who love books, we are almost as passionate about movies.  Understanding that a movie, in my opinion, can never quite move us the way a well written book can, it can certainly entertain us by telling a great story.  Which is really...

Book of the Week

Monday June 24, 2019

Ok, so I acknowledge that I'm a homer; born in raised in a small town just outside of Boston, on the other side of Boston Harbor from Logan Airport, called Winthrop.  I love my hometown and Boston passionately and I didn't realize how great it was until I left the area...

Book of the Week

Monday June 17, 2019

Hey Booklovers!  This week’s Blog will be the first of many that I’ll focus on one specific Author.  Someone, of course, who is as interesting a person as their books are.   I will start with the extremely prolific, extraordinarily successful, and mildly demented, Robert Bloch. 

Robert Bloch, if you have...

Book Of The Week

Monday June 10, 2019

Good morning Book Lovers, today we will talk about Vintage Paperbacks, a frequently overlooked and underrated area of collecting but is truly interesting and a time of fun to collect; not to mention affordable.

To begin though we have to go back to the origins of the Paperback.  Now there...

Book of the Week

Monday June 3, 2019

Cookbooks, or the more commonly used term in the Antiquarian book trade, Cookery Books, has long been a quite interesting genre for book collectors.  (Cookery being the more British term and the one used when we were still colonies in the 18th centruy and all the cookbooks were all  and...

Book of the Week

Monday May 27, 2019

Howdy Book Lovers!

Beginning today I will begin a new Book-of-the-Week feature.   Nothing pedestrian here but rather something reasonably interesting that you do not see every day even in the collectable book world let alone the mass-market.  

It may be nothing more than an interesting title or dust-jacket...