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"The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop"

♥ Book Title : The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop
♣ Name Author : Lewis Buzbee
∞ Launching : 2010-10-19
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781458758347
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1458758346
⊕ Number Pages : Total 248 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, Buzbee, a former bookseller and sales representative, celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore - the smell and touch of books, the joy of getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He shares his passion for books, which began with ordering through the Weekly Reader in grade school. Woven throughout is a fascinating historical account of the bookseller trade - from the great Alexandria library with an estimated one million papyrus scrolls to Sylvia Beach's famous Paris bookstore, Shakespeare & Co., that led to the extraordinary effort to publish and sell James Joyce's Ulysses. Rich with anecdotes, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop is the perfect choice for those who relish the enduring pleasures of spending an afternoon finding just the right book."Article| Lewis Buzbee| Statement ..."

"The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop"

♥ Book Title : The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop
♣ Name Author : Lewis Buzbee
∞ Launching : 2010-06-25
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781555970000
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1555970001
⊕ Number Pages : Total 180 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""I cannot remember when I read a book with such delight." —Paul Yamazaki, City Lights Bookstore November, a dark, rainy Tuesday, late afternoon. This is my ideal time to be in a bookstore. The shortened light of the afternoon and the idleness and hush of the hour gather everything close, the shelves and the books and the few other customers who graze head-bent in the narrow aisles. I've come to find a book. In The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, Buzbee, a former bookseller and sales representative, celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore—the smell and touch of books, getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He shares his passion for books, which began with ordering through The Weekly Reader in grade school. Interwoven throughout is a fascinating historical account of the bookseller's trade—from the great Alexandria library with an estimated one million papyrus scrolls to Sylvia Beach's famous Paris bookstore, Shakespeare and Company, which led to the extraordinary effort to publish and sell James Joyce's Ulysses during the 1920s. Rich with anecdotes, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop is the perfect choice for those who relish the enduring pleasures of spending an afternoon finding just the right book."Article| Lewis Buzbee| Statement ..."

"The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop"

♥ Book Title : The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop
♣ Name Author : Lewis Buzbee
∞ Launching : 2006-05-30
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1555974503
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781555974503
⊕ Number Pages : Total 216 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Buzbee celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore - the smell and touch of books, getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, the silent community of readers - sharing his passion for books and interweaving throughout the whole a fascinating historical account of the bookseller's trade."Article| Lewis Buzbee| Statement ..."

"Exam Prep for: The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop A Memoir, a ..."

♥ Book Title : Exam Prep for: The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop A Memoir, a ...
♣ Name Author : David Mason
∞ Launching : 2019-08-25
◊ Info ISBN Link : PKEY:QA3498113
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 800 sheet
♮ News id : RRurDwAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "A civilization is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification imposed by a cultural elite, symbolic systems of communication (for example, writing systems), and a perceived separation from and domination over the natural environment. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop A Memoir, a ... Items include highly probable exam items: Economy, European Go Championship, Republic, Michael, and more."Article| David Mason| Statement ..."

"Blackboard"

♥ Book Title : Blackboard
♣ Name Author : Lewis Buzbee
∞ Launching : 2014-08-05
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781555970949
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 155597094X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 224 sheet
♮ News id : sl5GAwAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop In Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories of the key ideas informing educational practice over the centuries, which have shaped everything from class size to the layout of desks and chairs. Buzbee deftly weaves his own biography into this overview, approaching his subject as a student, a father, and a teacher. In so doing, he offers a moving personal testament to how he, "an average student" in danger of flunking out of high school, became the first in his family to graduate from college. He credits his success to the well-funded California public school system and bemoans the terrible price that state is paying as a result of funding being cut from today's budgets. For Buzbee, the blackboard is a precious window into the wider world, which we ignore at our peril. "Both anecdotal and eloquent, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop is a tribute to those who crave the cozy confines of a bookshop, a place to be ‘alone among others' and savor a bountiful literary buffet." —Booklist (starred review)"Article| Lewis Buzbee| Statement ..."

"Bridge of Time"

♥ Book Title : Bridge of Time
♣ Name Author : Lewis Buzbee
∞ Launching : 2012-05-22
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781466804357
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1466804351
⊕ Number Pages : Total 304 sheet
♮ News id : 5xMbqiFdW00C

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☯ Full Synopsis : "Best friends Lee Jones and Joan Lee have a lot more in common besides their names. On the eve of their class trip, they each learn their parents are getting divorced. Ugh. The class trip is a dud, so Lee and Joan steal away to talk. What follows is an afternoon nap in a lighthouse, walking up to find the Golden Gate Bridge gone--gone!--and meeting a young man named Sam Clemens, who is on the run from a mysterious stranger. Lee and Joan wonder: Where are they? What year is it? Why don't their cell phones work? How will they get back? Do they even want to? Will life ever be the same?"Article| Lewis Buzbee| Statement ..."

"The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap"

♥ Book Title : The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap
♣ Name Author : Wendy Welch
∞ Launching : 2013-10-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1250031613
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781250031617
⊕ Number Pages : Total 304 sheet
♮ News id : 7sO4lgEACAAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "An inspiring true story about losing your place, finding your purpose, and building a community one book at a time. Wendy Welch and her husband had always dreamed of owning a bookstore, so when they left their high-octane jobs for a simpler life in an Appalachian coal town, they seized an unexpected opportunity to pursue their dream. The only problems? A declining U.S. economy, a small town with no industry, and the advent of the e-book. They also had no idea how to run a bookstore. Against all odds, but with optimism, the help of their Virginian mountain community, and an abiding love for books, they succeeded in establishing more than a thriving business - they built a community. The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap is the story of the little bookstore that could: how two people, two cats, two dogs, and thirty-eight thousand books helped a small town find its heart. It is a tale of people and books, and how together they create community."Article| Wendy Welch| Statement ..."

"Shelf Life"

♥ Book Title : Shelf Life
♣ Name Author : Greg Ketter
∞ Launching : 2012-09-25
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1607013584
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781607013587
⊕ Number Pages : Total 285 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A collection of stories -- science fiction, fantasy, and horror -- in which the bookstore is a character, a major component of the story, and/or a true motivating factor."Article| Greg Ketter| Statement ..."

"Steinbeck's Ghost"

♥ Book Title : Steinbeck's Ghost
♣ Name Author : Lewis Buzbee
∞ Launching : 2008-09-02
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1429918098
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781429918091
⊕ Number Pages : Total 352 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "It's been two months since Travis's family moved to a development so new that it seems totally unreal. His parents are working harder now, to pay for it all, and Travis is left to fend for himself. There's one place, though, where Travis can still connect with his old life: the Salinas library. Travis and his family used to go there together every Saturday, but now he bikes to it alone, re-reading his favorite books. It's only natural that Travis likes the work of author John Steinbeck—after all, Salinas is Steinbeck's hometown. But that can't explain why Travis is suddenly seeing Steinbeck's characters spring to life. There's the homeless man in the alley behind the library, the line of figures at the top of a nearby ridge, the boy who writes by night in an attic bedroom. Travis has met them all before—as a reader. But why are they here now? And how? As Travis struggles to solve this mystery, budget cuts threaten his library. And so, he embarks on a journey through Steinbeck's beautiful California landscape, looking for a way to save his safe haven. It's only then that he begins to sort out fact from fiction, discovering the many ways a story can come alive—and stumbling into a story Steinbeck might have started, and Travis needs to complete. Here is a mystery that delves deeply into the ways that books take us, one at a time, out into the vast world."Article| Lewis Buzbee| Statement ..."

"The Book Shopper"

♥ Book Title : The Book Shopper
♣ Name Author : Murray Browne
∞ Launching : 2009
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781589880566
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1589880560
⊕ Number Pages : Total 215 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In search of a good book? Browne provides rich leads and much wit. Go, shop, read!"Article| Murray Browne| Statement ..."

"My Bookstore"

♥ Book Title : My Bookstore
♣ Name Author : Ronald Rice
∞ Launching : 2017-04-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780316362191
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0316362190
⊕ Number Pages : Total 432 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In My Bookstore our favorite writers-from Elin Hilderbrand, to John Grisham, to Dave Eggers-express their adoration and admiration for their favorite bookstores and booksellers. The relationship between a writer and her local bookstore can last for years or even decades. Often it is the author's local store that supported her during the early days of her career and that works tirelessly to introduce her work to new readers. But authors are also readers and customers, just like us. For them, as for most of us, bookstores serve as the anchor for our communities, the place that introduces us to new ideas (and new neighbors), and that sets our children on the path to becoming lifelong readers and lovers of books. Brimming with original, deeply moving, funny, and exceedingly well-crafted tributes to bookstores, from Longfellow Books in Portland, Maine (Ron Currie, Jr.) to Powells City of Books in Portland, Oregon (Chuck Palahniuk) and everywhere in between, My Bookstore is a joyful celebration of our bricks-and-mortar stores and a clarion call to readers everywhere at a time when the value and importance of these stores should be shouted from the rooftops."Article| Ronald Rice| Statement ..."

"From What Is to What If"

♥ Book Title : From What Is to What If
♣ Name Author : Rob Hopkins
∞ Launching : 2019-10-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1603589058
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781603589055
⊕ Number Pages : Total 240 sheet
♮ News id : JMGqxAEACAAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "The founder of the international Transition Towns movement asks why true creative, positive thinking is in decline, asserts that it's more important now than ever, and suggests ways our communities can revive and reclaim it. In these times of deep division and deeper despair, if there is a consensus about anything in the world, it is that the future is going to be awful. There is an epidemic of loneliness, an epidemic of anxiety, a mental health crisis of vast proportions, especially among young people. There's a rise in extremist movements and governments. Catastrophic climate change. Biodiversity loss. Food insecurity. The fracturing of ecosystems and communities beyond, it seems, repair. The future--to say nothing of the present--looks grim. But as Transition movement cofounder Rob Hopkins tells us, there is plenty of evidence that things can change, and cultures can change, rapidly, dramatically, and unexpectedly--for the better. He has seen it happen around the world and in his own town of Totnes, England, where the community is becoming its own housing developer, energy company, enterprise incubator, and local food network--with cascading benefits to the community that extend far beyond the projects themselves. We do have the capability to effect dramatic change, Hopkins argues, but we're failing because we've largely allowed our most critical tool to languish: human imagination. As defined by social reformer John Dewey, imagination is the ability to look at things as if they could be otherwise. The ability, that is, to ask What if? And if there was ever a time when we needed that ability, it is now. Imagination is central to empathy, to creating better lives, to envisioning and then enacting a positive future. Yet imagination is also demonstrably in decline at precisely the moment when we need it most. In this passionate exploration, Hopkins asks why imagination is in decline, and what we must do to revive and reclaim it. Once we do, there is no end to what we might accomplish. From What Is to What If is a call to action to reclaim and unleash our collective imagination, told through the stories of individuals and communities around the world who are doing it now, as we speak, and witnessing often rapid and dramatic change for the better."Article| Rob Hopkins| Statement ..."