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In the age of Amazon, used bookstores are making an unlikely comeback
Early next month, Pablo Sierra is opening a used bookstore in Northwest Washington — an unlikely bet in the digital age made even more inconceivable, given that his only experience with books is reading them.
“I guess it is pretty crazy,” Sierra said, echoing an observation shared by some of his friends.
Or maybe not. Sierra, like other book lovers, has read articles about slowing e-book…Continue
Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 28, 2015 at 12:33pm — No Comments
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Added by Ed Anderson on December 18, 2015 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Financial Considerations for Collectors of Art, Antiques and the Esoteric
LOOKING back on some of the most popular antiques he has sold, Bill Rau, chief executive of M.S. Rau Antiques in New Orleans, said two truly stood out for both their value and scarcity.
Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 13, 2015 at 6:10pm — No Comments
Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is almost here! Are you properly caring for your silver? Are you using delicate polishes? Did you know chemical dips are not only hazardous to your silver, but also your health? Has a spoon or fork been digested by your disposal? I can help! You'll find all the answers to your questions on my famous The Care of Silver page. If you can't find the answers you're looking for, please feel free…Continue
Added by Jeffrey Herman on December 13, 2015 at 5:24pm — No Comments