Tag Archives: secondhand bookshops

Sign(s) of the Time

 

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Bookstore Tourism: NYC

I was recently asked by a TBTP reader who is planning a brief visit to New York City to suggest some independent bookstores that are located in Manhattan and are not the much touted Strand. My first pick is located … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism: London

I have had the great fortune to spend both quality and quantity time in London’s wonderful bookstores. In fact, I have browsed 15 of the 17 bookshops featured in the video below. Compiled by Abebooks.com, the short film features some … Continue reading

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A Reading List For Bookshop Lovers

I strongly suspect that most visitors to Travel Between The Pages are also the types of folks who love to spend time in bookshops. During these trying times, most of us are probably longing to hang out and browse our … Continue reading

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Modern and Vintage too

If you have ever spent any time browsing secondhand bookstores or used book markets, it’s quite likely that you have run across many editions from the old Modern Library series. Founded in 1917, the Modern Library was eventually subsumed by … Continue reading

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Yes, Your Books Are Taking Longer To Be Delivered

If you are reading this blog post, there is a better than likely chance that you are a book buyer and that you are getting many, if not most, of your print reading materials through the mail these days due … Continue reading

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Bookstock 2020

Bookstock 2020, is an online books and music festival spearheaded by Eddy Nix, musician and owner of Driftless Books and Music in Viroqua, Wis.. The special event will run thisĀ  weekend, May 15-17, with the goal of celebrating musicians and … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism : New Zealand

Some followers of TBTP are aware that I recently returned from a three week roadtrip around New Zealand. Since I was hellbent on seeing as much as I could of Aotearoa as possible, I vowed to limit my time in … Continue reading

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Chalk it up to books

Some one should compile a book or website devoted to the clever chalkboard signs that booksellers in North America use to entice book buyers into shops for a browse.  

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Bookstore Tourism Paradox

I’ve seen copies of this sign for years, but just discovered where the bookshop is located. The poster has advertised this generous offer for more than three decades in Wheeling, West Virginia. Paradox Bookstore, which is owned and managed by … Continue reading

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