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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
July/August 2004
features
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Buy it Now!
A Family Business
Three generations of the Arthur H. Clark Co.
Pioneer Printer Elizabeth Timothy
—Ben Franklin and the first woman to publish a newspaper in the United States.
McSweeney's Staggering Genius
The publishing house Dave Eggers built.
Hobnobbing With the Green-Eyed Monster
—A writer reacts to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.

Plus Alibris cancels its IPO, Powell's celebrates 10 years online, ILAB hosts a virtual bookfair, a life and death book auction, and reviews of a novel by David Garnett, founder of the Nonesuch Press as well as the latest John Dunning bibliomystery. And, as always, catalog reviews and a calendar of upcoming book fairs and auctions, and much more.