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.

Saturday, May 12, 2007

05/12/07 SAT:
---Here today from Centipede (editions with attractive new design and entirely reset text; as well as sewn bindings for extra durability):
Bardin, John Franklin THE DEADLY PERCHERON, Millipede, 12/06, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by Jonathan Lethem; the first chapters of “I Love YOu, Terribly,”, Bardin’s never-before-published final novel), new 15.00

Brown, Fredric HERE COMES A CANDLE, Millipede, 9/06, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by Bill Pronzini; an extra short story by Fredric Brown, “The Joke”; a long unavailable short essay by Brown, “It’s Only Everything”), new 14.00

Campbell, Ramsey THE FACE THAT MUST DIE, Millipede, 8/06, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by Poppy Z. Brite; “I am it and it is I,” author’s long out of print short story; a new afterword by author written especially for this edition), new $14

Goodis, David NIGHTFALL, Millipede, 5/07, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by Bill Pronzini; an extra short story), new 14.00
---STREET OF NO RETURN, Millipede, 5/07, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by Robert Polito and an extra short story, “Black Pudding”), new 14.00

Hjortsberg, William FALLING ANGEL, Millipede, 11/06, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by James Crumley and a new afterword and a bonus short story by Hjortsberg), new 14.00

Shelley, Mary FRANKENSTEIN, Millipede, 5/07, 1st pb thus, (adds brilliant and insightful introductory essay by Patrick McGrath, renowned modern Gothic writer; an appendix of eight critical essays on Frankenstein; an exhaustive bibliography listing book-length studies, other editons, scholarly articles, films, and information on author’s life; Berni Wrightson frontis), new 16.00

Sturgeon, Theodore SOME OF YOUR BLOOD, Millipede, 7/06, 1st pb thus, (adds new essay by Steve Rasnic Tem; includes a related short story by Sturgeon, “Bright Segment”), new 12.00

Topor, Roland THE TENANT, Millipede, 10/06, 1st pb thus, (adds new introductory essay by Thomas Ligotti; four related short stories, in print for the first time in over 30 years, as well as a small sampling of author’s brilliant and enigmatic artwork), new 13.00

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