Lucky 7 e-books: A Funny Thing Happened

August 1, 2012 • No Comments A Funny Thing Happened Some laughs come from the belly and make you gasp for air. Some come as chuckles and a wry smile. We offer up seven books that will make you giggle, tee-hee,…


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April Poetry Roundup (and Giveaway!): 30 Favorite Poems

21 Comments April 30, 2012 • 21 Comments In honor of this 30th day of National Poetry Month, we’ve listed 30 of our favorite poems of all time. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the best poems out there, but it…


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Booksellers Rock! Steven Salardino, Skylight Books

4 Comments March 26, 2012 • 4 Comments Name: Steven Salardino Bookstore: Skylight Books Title: Manager Brief Bio: Southern California boy, junior high school heavy metal kid turned long hair punk. Educated by Doonesbury comics, Steve Martin LPs, and Woody Allen movies. Skateboarding to the used…


December 6, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Emma Straub, BookCourt

No Comments December 6, 2010 • No Comments Emma Straub is a native New Yorker. Her debut collection of short stories, Other People We Married, will be published by FiveChapters Books in February. She works at BookCourt, one of Brooklyn’s finest independent bookstores,…


November 30, 2010

Why I Love Books November Roundup

No Comments November 30, 2010 • No Comments I would like to make a motion to take “November” and rename it “Yesvember”. An entire month beginning with the word “no” acts as a subliminal discouragement. It’s bad for morale. If we cannot agree…


November 11, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Keebe Fitch, McIntyre’s Books

No Comments November 11, 2010 • No Comments Keebe Fitch Pittsboro is technically outside of the Triangle area, but it’s so close and has such distinctive charm that we consider it an honorary member of the area. Many Triangle residents make the short…