Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 29th, 2011: knuckle tattoos

LOVE these great shots from Jessica at Latitude 33 Bookshop in Laguna Beach, which sadly announced that they will close by the end of the summer.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

June 26th, 2011: Jaime Oliver in Brazil!

Love this shot of a Jaime Oliver book in Portuguese, taken by Alberto in Belo Horizonte, in southeastern Brasil.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

June 23, 2011: Allen and Unwin's ALIEN ONION

Check out these (and so many more) amazing shots from the good folks at Allen & Unwin, an independent publisher in Australia:

Really, just go look at all them (there are 14!). I had the hardest time deciding which ones to pull. They also get mad props for a clever blog name: Alien Onion (to play on Allen & Unwin).

June 23, 2011: BookCourt vs. Skylight

Okay, whose shot is better? Gotta love the McSweeney's box.

Friday, June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011: GOVERNATOR

My friend Pat, a bookseller at Vromans, during our visit to Libros Schmibros. He's gonna have to beef up a bit to make his face the same size as Ah-nold's.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

June 14, 2011: The Sixties

A great shot from Jennie, using The Sixties by Richard Avedon & Doon Arbus. LOVE the color continuity.

Monday, June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011: BEA! sweet pea! WORD!

This photo contains so many things I love, made possible by the massive convergence of book people in New York for Book Expo America 2011. sweet pea, owner of Kings Books in Tacoma, Washington, posing with Pulled: A Catalog of Screen Printing at WORD in Brooklyn, photo taken by Jenn. Elements of awesome right there...

Saturday, June 11, 2011

June 11, 2011

2 photos from GateGeek, emphasizing the importance of balancing work and play...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

June 2, 2011

A couple from the ladies at Skylight Books, humoring me once again...