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Ohio's Largest Book Fair!

Advanced Ticket Sales, Clean Sweep, Silent Auction and Other Goodies

We are at the Loft most days now getting ready for the Book Fair. We’ll maintain at least our regular hours there until November 4. 766 more words


Auction List Now Posted

Each year we get some really special books, and we offer those as a Silent Auction at the sale. Bidding starts on Friday, November 13th, at 9 a.m. 122 more words


Belated Merry Christmas—The Free History of the Sword

After 15 years, I might as well…

The Secret History of the Sword is now available free from this site, on .pdf 238 more words

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Gratuitous Violence: The Tough Guy's Guide to getting things DONE!

World War II put a temporary dent into the popularity of Asian martial arts in America that “jiu jitsu” had briefly enjoyed in the 1920’s and 1930’s. 426 more words


Does anyone know what a Thieftaker is? Boston, 1765, The Sons of Liberty and Cowan, TN

For those who enjoy Historical Fiction, I have just discovered a new novel set in Boston just before the American Revolution. It is entitled, Thieftaker… 361 more words

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Finnegans Wake: An Unreadable Masterpiece and an Irish Friend

Working in an antiquarian bookstore gives me those chance encounters with interesting people.  Many people that come into our shop are exploring the village of Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee, visiting the art galleries, perusing through the antique stores and maybe catching the farmer’s market (when it is in season).   786 more words

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Can you read Tolstoy's "War and Peace" in less than 27 hours actual reading time?

Source: Staples eReader Department

This is a very cool, quick way to see how fast you read as compared to the general population.  At the end, they let you know not only how you compare, but also give you approximate times (in actual reading time hours and minutes) it would take to read famous novels.   45 more words

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