Harry Vardon - The Championship British Golf Player's Early Life

The childhood and early life as a young man in the Channel Island of Jersey of Harry Vardon, the Championship Golfer of yesteryear, is covered in a newly released Windows Media Format video called Harry Vardon; Jersey's Favourite Golfing Son.  Harry Vardon is revered in his home island as a visit to the Jersey Museum in St. Helier witnesses....
Jan 13, 2015 |

Vanity Booksellers

Everybody seems to know about 'vanity publishing' these days. From the acknowledged heights of the literary establishment to the most obscure corners of the Internet, you regularly come across people pouring scorn on those who pay to have their work published. This scorn is often very liberally broadcast, bespattering authors who, quite...
Dec 15, 2014 |

Successful Online Booksellers Avoid Buying Firewood - Know a Book's Value Before You Buy

When I started my online bookselling business almost five years ago, buying books for my inventory was hit and miss. The first couple hundred books were for the most part expensive firewood. Then, I put the Internet to work for me and started looking book values up before I would buy them. At the time, the only way to do this was to call my wife...
Dec 15, 2014 |

Selling Books Online - How to Avoid These Common Mistakes That Many Booksellers Make

Selling books online can be a rewarding business. There are a few major pitfalls in starting a business selling books online. I wanted to share some that I have made in order to help out others and I would love to hear from others about some of the mistakes you have made. Outlined below are some mistakes I have made in the course of starting my...
Dec 15, 2014 |

Christian Booksellers

If you are interested in books, you will realize that there are many people who are ready to come up with any book you need. Some may take time to locate the book if it is a rare book but at the end of the day, you will get your book albeit after sometime!
Dec 15, 2014 |

Mightier than the Sword (Paperback)

Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the M. V. Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic-but how many passengers lose their lives? When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow...
Mar 17, 2015 |

Manhattan GMAT Integrated Reasoning & Essay: Guide 9, 5ed (Paperback)

This book equips students with the core strategies and tools for tackling difficult Integrated Reasoning questions. It also provides effective techniques for approaching the essay portion of the GMAT .
Mar 17, 2015 |


List and information useful for book sellers, buyers and collectors.
Apr 28, 2016 |

Cygnus Books

Mind body spirit book club and book seller; includes information on how the club works.
Apr 28, 2016 |

The New York Times - Books

Offers the weekly review of new books while also providing best-seller lists, interviews, and archives of book reviews.
Apr 28, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More