The Father, Dog and Baby Igor
In honor of Pynchon in Public Day, we were going to sit in the store reading The Crying of Lot 49 all day, but someone bought our copy.
So now the first person who brings us a new (used) copy gets some of Sarah's infamous orange almond cornmeal chocolate chip cookies! Otherwise we might have to finally make good on that promise to get a new tattoo.
"There had hung the sense of buffering, insulation, she had noticed the absense of an intensity, as if watching a movie, just perceptibly out of focus, that the projectionist refused to fix."
Week One in Review
After our soft launch last Tuesday, we had a great first week as an actual, open bookstore!
We are happy to report that we placed the following books (among others) in local homes where they will hopefully thrive (i.e. be read):
Thank you to everyone who came by to say hello, shop and give us feedback. Particular thanks to David Fonseca of the local patch for his wonderful article. Hope to see you all soon....
Just got around to covering our sweet little copy of The Phantom Tollbooth, only to discover that it's signed by Jules Feiffer. Happy Day 2 to us!