After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.

These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.

Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.

I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.

Wednesday, August 13, 2003

08/13/03 WED:
---These here today:
Eskridge, Kelley SOLITAIRE, Eos, 9/02, 1st edn, (debut novel), new in dj 24.95

Le Guin, Ursula K. THE DISPOSSESSED, Perennial Classics '03, 1st thus, new 13.95
---THE LATHE OF HEAVEN, Perennial Classics '03, 1st thus, new 12.95

PURPLE PROSE #17, 7/03, (Terrill Tales: Reign of the Rajah by Will Murray, about influential pulp editor at Popular Publications, Rogers Terrill; more), new 5.00

Tapply, William G. THE SNAKE EATER/THE SEVENTH ENEMY/CLOSE TO THE BONE: A Brady Coyne Omnibus, St. Martin’s Minotaur, 10/00, new 17.95

Wangerin, Walter, Jr. THE BOOK OF THE DUN COW: Special 25th Anniversary Edition, HarperSanFrancisco '03, 1st thus, (adds new afterword), new 13.95

---Music played:
- Son Seals LIVE AND BURNING (Xgau: A Minus)
- Badly Drawn Boy HAVE YOU FED THE FISH? (Xgau: A Minus)
- 40 YEARS AND ONE: Philip Corner Plays the Piano (an XI Records promotional freebie)

Blog Archive

Chris Drumm Books notes

Locus Online Blinks

Used books, out-of-print books, rare books at Biblio