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Category Archives: Books

George Thomas Clark Podcast #16 – Living in Lisbon

Jordan Ring is an adventurous writer, book publisher, and publicist who, with his wife, recently sold most of his possessions in the United States and moved to Lisbon, Portugal. The cultural experience proceeded famously until the coronavirus pandemic worsened, but he has adjusted and today shares his experiences with us. Listen on YouTube, Spotify, Google, […]

Also posted in Book Publicity, Book Reviews, George Thomas Clark Podcast, Lisbon, Portugal

George Thomas Clark Podcast #7 – Surviving the Book Business

Veteran bookstore owner Mike Russo discusses trends in the book business and the challenges of selling enough books to offset increasing monthly expenses. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen on YouTube

Also posted in Economics, George Thomas Clark Podcast, Publishing, Sales

George Thomas Clark Podcast #1 – Emergency Computer Service

We launched the George Thomas Clark Podcast #1 with a discussion of the coronavirus, which sent Tyler Derosier to many businesses for tech support working at home. We also talked about his work as a book designer and his three years of living in Alaska. Click here to listen on your favorite digital platform Listen […]

Also posted in Alaska, Coronavirus, George Thomas Clark, George Thomas Clark Podcast, Tyler Derosier

Bobby Quarry in the Bookstore

I feel good this morning after putting on my burgundy workout clothes and running a few miles, like when I was a pro, and now I’m going to be interviewed by George Thomas Clark who wrote “Jerry Quarry from Boxer’s Heaven,” an article I enjoyed about my late brother, the top ranked heavyweight contender years […]

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General Mattis Meets Trump

James Mattis, three years retired after more than four decades as a marine, shakes hands with Donald Trump. “I’m very pleased to meet you, General.” “A marine’s always honored to meet his commander.” “I’ve heard you own seven thousand books. Is that true?” “Yes, the longer I study war and history, the more I damage […]

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Rare Books

last week there were fifty books the teacher said now there are forty-five

Also posted in Education, Poetry - GTC, Theft