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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 ×

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 ×

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 ×

Try Some Retro Recipes from These Americana Cookbooks

Try Some Retro Recipes from These Americana Cookbooks

Whether you’re planning a summer luau or just want to make some good old diner pie at home, the recipes from these Americana cookbooks will please all the hungry hep cats.

by × April 14, 2015 ×

Books for Coaching Youth Soccer

Books for Coaching Youth Soccer

It is very likely that your kids will want to play soccer. Soccer has grown as a sport in America. With over 13 million Americans playing soccer in the United States, soccer is the third most-played team sport in the U.S.  The largest category of soccer in the United States in terms of participation is[…]

by × April 10, 2015 ×

A Healthy Cuban Dinner, Courtesy of Veganomicon Author Terry Hope Romero

A Healthy Cuban Dinner, Courtesy of Veganomicon Author Terry Hope Romero

When I went to Cuba at the turn of the millennium, I was thrilled to discover state-run vegetarian cafeterias, supposedly part of Cuba’s efforts to reduce heart disease. Authentic Cuban vegetarian is a rare treat. After all, the quintessential vegetarian foodstuff is the soybean and—as tasty as tofu is—it doesn’t lend itself to Spanish food.Viva Vegan book cover Since that trip many years ago, I’ve never encountered Latin vegetarian recipes.

That’s why I was so excited to discover Viva Vegan from Terry Hope Romero, the author of the best-selling cookbook, The Veganomicon.

by × March 20, 2015 ×

Books for Pi Day

Books for Pi Day

Hey everyone! It’s Pi Day! Today is the day when we celebrate that ridiculous but also irrational number you get when you divide a circle’s circumference by its diameter. I can’t tell you exactly what pi is, because it has that irrational tendency to go on forever, but I can[…]

by × March 14, 2015 ×

Books About Women You Should Have Heard Of

Books About Women You Should Have Heard Of

In honor of International Women’s Day, IFL Science wrote an article that made Women You Should Have Heard Of into a trending hashtag on Twitter. While it can be nice to get a quick refresher on women in history via cute image quotes, it can be even nicer to sink[…]

by × March 9, 2015 ×