The fatal bookpile

Today’s Bizarro:


(If you’re puzzled by the odd symbols in the cartoon — Dan Piraro says there are 6 in this strip — see this Page.)

Among my friends are a great many book people: booklovers with bookcases all over and bookpiles alongside their beds (and, often, on other pieces of furniture and on the floor); book collectors in specific areas; writers; book reviewers; librarians; booksellers; and enthusiasts of bookstores — Bob Eckstein, in particular:

  (#2) Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers (2016)

A bookstore Bob missed in his book: Burlingham Books in Perry NY, described (with photo) in a 10/16/13 posting of mine. Presided over by my friend, former Columbus OH housemate, and thoroughgoing book person Ann Burlingham, shown here with a sampling of her wares:


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