1. "Gleefully mad, wonderfully obscene…"

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    Spotted at Alley Cat Books in San Francisco: this (very accurate) staff recommendation for Raymond Kennedy’s Ride a Cockhorse.

    This book rules in terms of wild categorizations. It’s been called “the sexiest book about banking/funniest book about banking,” the novel that “predicted Sarah Palin,”and a book that inspires “shocked glee," among many other things.

  2. Scenes from a post-Sandy Powerhouse Arena bookstore.

    If you find yourself in Brooklyn, make sure to visit Powerhouse Arena for the best selection of art and photography books, as well as gifts, in the area.

  3. A bookseller recommendation haiku for Tove Jansson’s Fair Play:

You may know Moomins,but she wrote adult books too.this, one of the best!

Taken at Book Passage, Ferry Building

    A bookseller recommendation haiku for Tove Jansson’s Fair Play:

    You may know Moomins,
    but she wrote adult books too.
    this, one of the best!

    Taken at Book Passage, Ferry Building