Monday, May 13, 2024

🔴 Rare Book Cafe COFFEE BREAK No. 63:
Ed visits the birthplace of the mythical Greek god Zeus

Globe-trotting Rare Book Cafe co-host Ed Markiewicz had an opportunity to visit the Dikteon Cave on Crete in Mediterranean Sea during his tour in Greece and Italy. He filed this report about the birth of the Greek god Zeus. 

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Our Rare Book Cafe COFFEE BREAK series offers short programs, usually on a single topic. Watch for more in the series. 

Co-hosts Ed Markiewicz and Lee Linn are veteran antiquarian booksellers. Ed owns Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts and Lee owns The Ridge Books in Calhoun, Georgia.

Rare Book Cafe COFFEE BREAK is made possible by the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, the oldest and largest rare, used, and collectible book fair in the southeastern United States. The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair will be presented March 1-2, 2025 at The Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. More information at 

The program also is made possible by, a website featuring used, rare, and out-of-print books from independent booksellers. Biblio is celebrating 20 years of serving book lovers. It’s better than ever. Biblio spotlights “the core of our business model: the independent booksellers who bring their expertise, enthusiasm, and professionalism to soon the used and rare book trade.” 


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