Friday, March 7, 2008
High-Five Fridays #8
#1. Buying and Selling Civil War Ephemera, Part I: Photographic Images: An info-rich introduction to collecting, appraising and selling Civil War-era photographs. The first installment on a series about Civil War ephemera, Michele Behan for Bookthink.
#2. Long discussion thread on "shocking" or "controversial" content in a young adult novels by a writer who's been asked why she includes such material one too many times, Justine Larbalestier and continued on Oached Pish.
#3. Flying off the Shelves: Piece on the agony and ecstasy of chasing shoplifters from an ex-clerk in an independent bookstore. The Stranger, link via Gwenda Bond at Shaken & Stirred.
#4. Can You Tune in Tokyo?: Cute cheesecake/pin-up style vintage radio with nipples for dials, Silent Porn Star.
#5. Ross MacDonald and Liberation: A post from Tor's Art director on using letterpress printing to capture the look of 19th-century runaway slave posters for the cover of a new novel by Brian Francis Slattery, The Art Department.
and one extra because I couldn't trim the list.
#6. There Are No Morals in Bookselling: Account of a bookseller who was seriously burned on an eBay purchase and the overwhelming desire for vengeance, Tom Nealon for The Bookshop Blog.
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