Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Book News, In Brief

In an effort to battle the big guys, a Mississippi bookstore has brought their indie aesthetic to the internet.

Freud wouldn't be surprised: Man robs adult bookstore using phallic symbol. Okay, so it was a gun. So what? I needed news items.

A first edition Book of Mormon recently turned up in a Michigan library. The book is said to be one of 5,000 printed by Mormon founder Joseph Smith in 1830. Of course, the Mormons have been known to fall for forgeries before...

Barbershop Digest publisher and self-described "pseudo-novelist" Brian Egeston describes the racist bullsh*t he's encountered as a Black writer and magazine entrepreneur, then makes this plea: Don't shoot Barack Obama.