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Department of Pretty Books

Or, they don’t make them like this anymore! (For sale. Enquire within. #659. Pope, Alexander. The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope with Life. London: Gall & Inglis, [No date]. No Edition Stated. Gilt decorated cloth. Very Good/Sans DJ as issued. … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

We will be CLOSED on Labor Day.

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New Store Hours

Attention, Shoppers! We’ve changed our store hours. The new hours are: Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday: CLOSED Since you’re here, feast your squinties on this gem: Rusty felt the sweat that had come to live on … Continue reading

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Crossover Time!

The latest Sherlock Holmes movie has got people talking about the Great Detective and his faithful Watson. But personally I think the movie was lacking a little something. Action? No, no, it had enough of that. Evil villain? Check. Mysterious … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Everybody sings “Auld Lang Syne” on New Year’s Eve, right? Or rather, everybody sings the first verse and the chorus. Well, if you plan to sing the song, here’s the whole entire words to the poem written (or copied down, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is Baaaack! November Weekly Write-Ins

NationalNovelWritingMonth is a month-long challenge to write a wild, messy, eye-gougingly crummy but salvageable first draft of a novel. Participants begin writing November 1 and by midnight, November 30 they have a 175-page, or 50,000-word novel. No, really. One thousand, … Continue reading

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Reminder – Book Signing for Concord Naval Weapon Station History

Just a reminder that John Keibel will be at Berkshire Books this Saturday, July 25 to sign copies of the book and talk about his research on the history of the Naval Weapons Station.. The talk begins at 2:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Summer books!

Two new local history books and a local guide for kid’s activities! First, a new book on Concord in Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series: Concord By Joel A.Harris $21.99 The book traces Concord’s history from the Spanish land-grant days … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows, or at least Shelfbuddies

I went by Half Price Books today and went immediately to the hardcover Science Fiction section, as I usually do. They’d moved it! They didn’t move it far, but they switched it with hardcover Romance. Then they moved the Horror … Continue reading

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Kitsch or Classic?

I’ve been scanning some of the sleazy, I mean vintage paperbacks we have in the shop. The idea being, pictures of these goofball, I mean colorful covers and ridiculous, I mean unusual titles would make people laugh, I mean, reach … Continue reading

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