Are we there yet?

How long until the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair?

Thursday, July 28, 2016

If you've been kicking yourself all week for missing the last Rare Book Cafe, relax. We planned ahead for you.

We had a fine time on Rare Book Cafe last week! Michael Slicker of Lighthouse Books told us about a collection of military medical texts he acquired recently, including a treatise on gunshot wounds from 1555. We talked of the challenges of rapid growth in cities, often overwhelming the neighborhoods where lease rates can- then can't- support indie bookstores, and how that affects doing business; and I talked about polio memoirs from when every summer was a time of worry for American parents. Edie Eisenstein told us new news of miniature books, and we all told some war stories:

Here's a link to the program:

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