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Thursday, July 1

Ray DiPalma- Obloquium and Committer of Tidings- 7 Poems (Jacket) .

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"Mr. E. was a self-made man who grew up in a poor immigrant family. He was a brilliant businessman, though, and for those at Pickwick who showed more than just a passing interest in the industry, he gave of his wisdom freely. ONe of the many pearls he shared with me was that although the best sellers are exciting, they come and go. It's basically a business of one's and two's when it comes to the backlist books that consistently make money for a bookstore over the long haul. More than three decades later, I believe this philosophy still holds true for independent bookstores."

An Alphabetical Life: Living it Up In the World Of Books- Wendy Werris- 2006

An Alphabetical Life- Goodreads listing