Bookseller Adventures

Pasadena Book Fair

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 in All Blog Posts, Bookseller Adventures | 0 comments

While our stores in Oregon were closed by the snow today a few intrepid Book Binners were down in California staying warm and selling rare books at the Pasadena Antiquarian Book Fair. As you can see our southern neighbors love books too and flocked to our...

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Neil Gaiman in Portland

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 in All Blog Posts, Bookseller Adventures | 0 comments

It was a great day. It was almost 100 degrees. I swear. I’m pretty sure the thermometer would have said 90, or 95, but really, that’s almost 100. I expected to spend the morning sitting on a sidewalk, in the sun, guzzling water and wondering where I was going to pee. Because we had heard that other stops on the tour, it had taken over five hours to get all the way through, to get every book signed, we wanted to be as close to the front as possible. We had driven by the Crystal Ballroom (if authors can be rock stars, Neil Gaiman is definitely there. He sold out the Crystal...

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