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The Return of the Palomino Blackwing Pencil

The Return of the Palomino Blackwing Pencil
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Article by Waylon Bacon A pencil is just a pencil, right? According to some, no. Just as there is a large community of pen collectors, the humble pencil also has a group of passionate advocates who run websites, argue on message boards, and have strong opinions on what combinations of lead and wood create the […]

Go Set A Watchman – Out Today!!

Go Set A Watchman – Out Today!!

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Lucky

Lucky

Vroman’s is lucky. Lucky to have a big space, a loyal customer base, and the cash flow to take a few risks. Of course, it’s not so much luck as good business sense and a reputation cultivated over 120 years, plus a demonstrated interest in giving back locally and being what any good indie bookstore […]

The History of the Calling Card

The History of the Calling Card

Article by  Eric Villiers Calling cards, not to be confused with business cards, have a long and fascinating history and can be a useful and fun inclusion in anyone’s social stationery. It is believed that calling cards first came into use in China during the 1500’s. From there they moved to Italy and then onto […]

Hi July! What have you got in store for the Tuesday Newbies?

Hi July! What have you got in store for the Tuesday Newbies?

It’s July! And we just came off of a wonderful weekend in celebration of July 4th! We hope everyone played it safe and had a great adventure. But now let’s get back to business. It’s time to talk about what is new this week and what we can dive head first into. Fortunately, for us […]

Summertime – And the Livin’ is Easy!

Summertime – And the Livin’ is Easy!

It’s officially summer and though the temps are on the rise (and aren’t callin’ it quits anytime soon) we still can’t help ourselves by getting in the spirit. Beaches, BBQ’s, vacations, road trips. We love it all! We have a new summertime display up right near the back parking lot entrance with some amazing summertime […]

Tuesday Newbies to close out June!

Tuesday Newbies to close out June!

Gosh. The end of June. So many great books were released this month and it’s only the beginning of summer! Hopefully some of these picks are making their way into your bags for your summer trips near and far. Here’s what we have to finish out June! Hardcover: The Care & Management of Lies by […]

6 Questions with Fodor’s!

6 Questions with Fodor’s!

We recently had a chance to talk to Arabella Bowen, Vice President & Editor-In-Chief of Fodor’s Travel. Originally from Toronto, I arrived in New York after eight years in Montreal. Spring breaks all over Europe and summers in England and France sparked a lifelong passion for travel that I was lucky enough to be able to turn into a […]

Tuesday Newbies for the Week of June 21!!

Tuesday Newbies for the Week of June 21!!

Hardcover:  Bastards: A Memoir by Mary Anna King $25.95 In the early 1980s, Mary Hall is a little girl growing up in poverty in Camden, New Jersey, with her older brother Jacob and parents who, in her words, were great at making babies, but not so great at holding on to them. After her father […]

This Week’s New Books!

This Week’s New Books!

This week’s new releases are bringing up a new Apatow Production in book form, hilarious love advice from Aziz Ansari, and David Mitchell’s latest in Paperback! Plus lots more!   Hardcover: Charlie Martz & Other Stories by Elmore Leonard $25.99 Over his long and illustrious career, Elmore Leonard was recognized as one of the greatest […]

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