Borders Archives - Joanna Campbell Slan

Bits and Pieces for Friday

Here’s a round-up of information, ideas, quotes and trends you’ll want to explore: 1. Trade Paperbacks Surge in Popularity http://tinyurl.com/dmr83k A mass market paperback is one of those smaller paperbacks like you buy in a drugstore. A trade paperback is larger, maybe 5 x 7 inches or 6 x 8, inches and it’s almost a […]

Travels with Joe: What It's Like to Follow J.A. Konrath Around for a Day Visiting Booksellers

Despite the fact he was recovering from the stomach flu, Joe (aka JA) Konrath made it clear we’d hit the ground here in St. Louis with my SUV tires spinning. We managed to visit 11 bookstores and one library in six hours. (I think…I have to admit my head was spinning almost as much as […]