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NEWS: Amazon Buys Brian Cassidy. Bookseller

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE & WASHINGTON DC–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 1st, 2013–, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that, subject to closing conditions, it has reached an agreement to acquire Brian Cassidy, Bookseller currently of Washington D.C. Brian Cassidy, Bookseller is a white, middle-aged caucasian male: 40 years old, five feet ten inches tall, and weighs approximately 165 pounds. […]

Announcing: Newsletter #1 and Sale List #1

In a fit of shelf-clearing ambition, we here at Brian Cassidy, Bookseller have finally completed two longed-planned projects: a sale catalogue and our first e-newsletter. First the catalogue. Entitled An Inconsistently Formatted Sale List of Signed Books & Letters, Comprised Mainly of Literature, With Enough Poetry, Americana & Other Assorted Genres to Alleviate Boredom, it […]

Out of Our Coma: Catching Up

OK, I may have spoken too soon when almost a year ago I said I wasn’t dead yet. Not dead perhaps, but at least in a coma. Well, I have officially awoken from my extended sleep. So, in order to get the ball re-rolling here at Biblioblography, allow me to bring readers up-to-date with the […]

I’m Not Dead Yet

To the (perhaps) dozens of readers still hanging on and following this blog, I say to you: All is not lost! My posting has been infrequent and sporadic (at best), but changes are afoot. So once you’ve recovered from the shock of seeing Biblioblography in your rss reader again, some news… First and foremost, I’ve […]


Things have been quiet around here, and with good reason. I recently completed a cross-country move from our beloved Monterey to the Washington DC area. Yes, sadly I had to close my bookshop. But unlike other stories of bookstore closings, this was not a sad tale of diminishing readers and sales, the woes of Amazon, […]

An Experiment: Cheep Reads

The last couple of days I’ve had some success posting some special deals to my Twitter account (@briancassidy), but in the interest of not annoying those friends and followers who would prefer their tweets without commercial interuptions, I’ve started a new account: @cheepreads. (Tweet+cheap, get it?). So a couple times a day or so I’ll […]

Live, from the Santa Monica Book Fair!

I leave tomorrow for the Santa Monica Book Fair where I’ll be exhibiting (Booth 712a) and thought I would try something a little different. Through the wonders of modern technology (read: my iPhone), I’ll be posting nearly-live updates from the fair – from set-up to break-down and everything in between, maybe even a few from […]

Been a Crazy Summer

I’ve been neglecting this blog (again). The summer has just been crazy; traveling / vacation, family visits, daughter out of school and assorted other major and minor personal distractions have served to conspire to keep me from posted here. In between all of this confusion, I have managed to get some actual work done. Catalog […]

Two Announcements

First, if you’re going to be in or around the Monterey area before June 1st, our spring sale is going on. 20% off almost everything in the shop (sorry, in-store sales only). And in other news, fellow bookseller Michael Lieberman of Wessel and Lieberman has invited me to be a regular contributor on his blog, […]

From the Dept. of Tooting My Own Horn: William S. Burroughs and an Interview

Last month, colleague Ken Lopez and I handled a rare and important archive of original collages and photographs by/from Naked Lunch author William S. Burroughs. Jed Birmingham, who writes the Bibliographic Bunker column for the WSB site RealityStudio, asked if I would answer some questions about the collection and other related topics. The interview has […]