Book Reviews, News and Updates

2019 Pecos Conference

I’ll be attending the 2019 Pecos Conference, August 9 and 10, this year near Cloudcroft, NM.  I have rented 6 tables and plan to take about 70 cartons of books.  If you have a specific title you’d like me to bring to the conference, let me know and I’ll do my best to find it. …

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21 Clever Advertisements for Books, Bookstores, Libraries

If you’re interested: 21 clever advertisements for books, bookstores, libraries, and yes, e-books.  Smart, insightful (Beatles), funny.  See

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The problem of inventory

I received an online order from a customer for a book which was listed as being available, one on hand. When I searched for it I couldn’t find it. Bugger. Going back and checking sales for the last several years I found I had actually sold the book in 2017, and failed to remove it…

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SAA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, April 10-14, 2019

Wow!  I’ll be an exhibitor at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting here in Albuquerque, next April 10-14.  I’ll be in Booth 111, directly opposite the Silent Auction.  The 100-numbered exhibits are the first aisle on the west end of the Albuquerque Convention Center.  Just enter the Exhibit Hall and head left (west).  Exhibits…

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Watson Smith

I recently purchased about 30 books from an archaeologist in Phoenix that I’ve done business with before, and in this lot were 5 titles from the archaeologist Watson Smith.  I’ve had some of Smith’s archaeological writings, but these were “One Man’s Archaeology”, Smith’s musings on various “short subjects”, including a 6 week tenure as acting…

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2018 Pecos Conference, August 10-12

Once again I’ll be attending the annual Pecos Conference, this year held north of Flagstaff, AZ. I’ve taken 6 tables which should allow me to display about 70-75 boxes of books. I’ll do my set-up on Thursday afternoon, August 9, so if you want to get an early peek at I’ve brought, come on by…

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