Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tips on Determining the Value of Your Books - From John Dunning

The following is a reprint from the Bookscout's Corner on  www.oldalgonquin.com with permission from John Dunning.
  1. Desirability: Judging value of a book starts with the subject matter. If the book does not have anything of value to say, then no one will want it. For example many people still have in their attics old novels from

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Booked to Die - My First Collectible Book Purchase

I didn’t read books unless I had to for school assignments, until I met Steve.  Not long after we started dating, Steve encouraged me to read a few books that he enjoyed and opened me up to a whole new world. 

Thursday, February 14, 2013

George MacDonald Fraser and the Incomparable Flashman

Pictured here is my well worn copy of the first Flashman novel I ever read.  It has since been around the block a few times.  Passed around and read by quite a few others, somehow it has always found its way back home.