First Edition Books: What Every Book Collector Needs to Know
Nothing gets a book collector’s pulse racing faster than the discovery of a first edition – especially a rare one by a famous author. But how can you be sure that a book is, indeed, a first edition? Deciphering the clues can be perplexing, especially if you’re a novice bibliophile To learn more about first editions, we turned to book expert Bruce MacMakin, who is Senior Vice President of the San Francisco auction house PBA Galleries . PBA specializes in fine antiquarian and collectible books, autographed ephemera, and works on paper. How does one identify a first edition? Each publisher has its own way of identifying first editions of its publications, and even those are not always consistent, especially when taken over a span of years or decades. Many state “First Edition,” usually…
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living -- ALL ON SALE Like any good bookstore, we have all kinds of books, shelves in dozens of categories. Gardening, fiction, history, addiction recovery, film studies, engineering; we've got YA novels, cultural criticism, cookbooks, architecture, outdoor recreation, health, grief, and kid's picture books galore. We stand ready as a full service bookstore to help you with almost anything you may ever want -- just use our inquiry page at the website, or give us a call. See a review somewhere or hear an author on Fresh Air or 1A? Chances are we might be getting it in. Heard somebody reference a novel or prayer book? Give us a shout if we can help I suppose one of our largest sections in the store,…
13 Survival Tips That May Save Your Life Someday
Some inadvertent deaths are unavoidable—wrong place, wrong time. But most aren't. Staying alive requires perceiving threat, feeling dread, and responding. Here'
'There's nothing like it in comics' … how Love and Rockets broke the rules
It’s the groundbreaking comic whose characters have aged along with its readers – and Neil Gaiman is a huge fan
10 Things This Christian Doesn't Believe About The Bible
Whenever Christians talk about their faith with other Christians or with non-Christians the Bible is there, either as an overt discussion topic or as part of the background noise in the room. Many followers of Jesus assume that everyone believes everything about the Bible that they believe about the Bible, which makes for some very messy miscommunication and far too… Continue Reading 10 Things This Christian Doesn’t Believe About The Bible
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How Long Will It Take to Read President Obama’s Essential Books? You Don’t Want to Know
POTUS gave WIRED his essential books list. This is how long it would take to read them.
Why This Christian Doesn't Need a Perfect Bible
Either the Bible is true or it isn’t. Chances are if you’ve spent any time in church or engaged in religious debate with a Christian, you’ve encountered this sentence in one form or another. It’s the premise that the Bible is an all-or-nothing proposition; either inerrant and without blemish—or useless. This idea often surfaces during some moment of… Continue Reading Why This Christian Doesn’t Need a Perfect Bible
How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."