Post Tagged with: "Books"

Alibris 2015 participants in National Bike to Work Day. So nice to work in an office where you can take your bicycle inside.

Books for National Bike to Work Day (and Our Biggest Giveaway Yet!)

Today in the United States and Canada it’s National Bike to Work Day. As bike commuter myself, naturally I’m going to use that as excuse to celebrate books about that most marvelous invention, the bicycle. The “I Love Books and Bicycles” Grab Bag Giveaway But that’s not all. Today we’re[…]

by × May 15, 2015 ×

Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

Recently one of the Alibris forum posts was asking if anyone knew a good book series to read. Series are great because once you get into the characters and story the fun continues. It’s like a good TV series where you don’t want it to end. I have some great[…]

by × May 11, 2015 ×

Spotlight on Duke Ellington

Spotlight on Duke Ellington

When I saw that Duke Ellington’s birthday was coming up, I decided I wanted to know what the best Ellington albums are. I decided to use my go-go-gadget guest post hosting power to find out. I invited Justin Scoville, AKA the Jazz Daddy, to write this post in honor of[…]

by × April 30, 2015 ×

Stamp Collecting

Stamp Collecting

This is part II of a three-part series on getting to know the Alibris.com authors. Today’s post will introduce author Steve Cianfichi. I’ve been collecting stamps, on and off, for most of my life. Whenever I live near a stamp store my collection seems to grow, though naturally I have[…]

by × April 28, 2015 ×

The Alibris Blog: What the Heck Is This About?

The Alibris Blog: What the Heck Is This About?

Since Alibris relaunched the blog, we’ve been making improvements every day. There are always kinks to be worked out, and we’re excited to get your feedback not just on what Alibris is, but what you think it should be. To that end I want to introduce myself, and the vision[…]

by × April 26, 2015 ×

An Armenian family receiving food relief, 1915 (source: Wikimedia)

Remembering the Armenian Genocide: an Interview with Dana Walrath

Today on the 100-year anniversary of the Armenian genocide, we talk to Dana Walrath, the author of a YA book about two Armenian children fleeing the violence.

by × April 24, 2015 ×

The Best Climate Change Books (Happy Earth Day?)

The Best Climate Change Books (Happy Earth Day?)

Happy Earth Day! Let’s take stock of where we’re at in our ongoing relationship with Mother Nature. Let’s see…a group of European scientists presented evidence that we can expect severe floods to double in the next hundred years.  The New York Times reports that the megadroughts in California (and much[…]

by × April 22, 2015 ×

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Winners Announced

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Winners Announced

Last night two major poetry awards were announced. Based out of Claremont Graduate University in California, the awards are given only to Americans. In honor of National Poetry Month, I hope you’ll take a minute today to take a closer look at the stellar writers honored at last night’s ceremony.[…]

by × April 18, 2015 ×

Image by Jamieson Fry, © 2013

An Interview with TC Boyle

Catching up with TC Boyle before His Award at the LA Times Festival of Books If you’ve ever wanted to hear this blogger giggle like a schoolgirl, look no further than this interview with PEN/Faulkner award-winner TC Boyle. He’s the author of 24 books and countless stories, and his works[…]

by × April 16, 2015 ×