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Bygone Books for Sale

Look for DempseyBooks used books on Amazon.com It’s Buy or Bygone: Books not sold sooner will be thrown out later. What You Should Know About the People’s Republic of China by John Roderick Progress in Aircraft Design Since 1903 (N.A.S.A … Continue reading

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December 7 Dom Joseph Pothier

Happy Birthday Dom Joseph Pothier! December is… Read a New Book Month December 7 Dom Joseph Pothier (b. 1835) – French monk (Benedictine), Gregorian chant scholar, composer – Les mélodies grégoriennes: d’après la tradition (French Edition) / Traditional Gregorian Melodies … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays December 6

December is Read a New Book Month =============================== Tweet us today with author birthdays! =============================== December 6 Tomson Highway (b. 1951) – Canadian (First Nations, Cree) playwright, novelist, musician – The Rez Sisters (1986) Read about Tomson Highway here and here … Continue reading

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December LitBirthdays

 December December 1 Candace Bushnell Rex Stout Woody Allen Richard Pryor December 2 Yaël Dayan (Hebrew: יעל דיין‎ ) Jüri Reinvere Botho Strauss Elizabeth Berg Ann Patchett December 3 Boris A. Novak Jean-Luc Godard Joseph Conrad (Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski) … Continue reading

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Abs Fab Monday – Buy Used Books!

Look for DempseyBooks used books on Amazon.com It’s Buy or Bygone: Books not sold sooner will be thrown out later. Trumpet at a Distant Gate – The Lodge as Prelude to the Country House by Tim Mowl Daughter of Fortune by Isabel … Continue reading

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November 27 – Han Kang

Happy Birthday Han Kang! Han Kang – born November 27, 1970 – Korean novelist Read the Wikipedia article about Han Kang here. Read a review of Kang’s novel Human Acts here. Two thirds of the way into Human Acts, a … Continue reading

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November 22 – Gerhard Steidl

Happy Birthday Gerhard Steidl! Gerhard Steidl – born November 22, 1950 – German book designer / publisher Read about Gerhard Steidl here and here. Q: Many people call you the “king of printing” and some artists will trust no one else … Continue reading

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