The Test of a Teacher is not Difficult.

Posted May 14, 2013

It is contained in the simple question: "Does he teach a subject, or does he teach students?"  Certainly the teachers are all aware of the primary importance of the human material they have had in their charge.  It is....

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For the most part I will be offering religious books, but I also am selling quality used books in many other categories. As I grow my inventory, I will aquire quality used books of all genres, but will try & concentrate on religious genre. Please let me know how I can best service your love for books. Gary Frede

Hi, my name is Gary Frede. I have been a reader all my life. I found this quote on a t-shirt from Wireless,(which I own & wear). "bib' li.o-hol' ism [<Gr biblion]. n. [BIBLIO + HOLISM] - books, of books: the habitual longing to purchase, read, store, admire, and consume books in excess". This describes me to a T. When I was discharged from the service in 1974, I found a job at a bookstore & eventually bought it. After 5 years & 3 months we sold it & moved to California to take a job at a bookstore out here. The bookstore I was working at has gone out of business, so I am putting my efforts into selling quality use books online.

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Reading a Book is Like Traveling

Posted by EarnestBooksCal on February 16, 2013

“Reading a book, for me at least, is like traveling in someone else's world. If it's a good book, then you feel comfortable and yet anxious to see what's going to happen to you there, what'll be around the next corner. But if it's a lousy book, then it's like going through Secaucus, New Jersey -- it smells and you wish you weren't there, but since you've started the trip, you roll up the windows and breathe through your mouth until you're done.” 
  Jonathan Carroll The Land of Laughs