Archive for September 21, 2006

Ode to the Independent Bookseller

September 21, 2006

The other day I clicked on something that I think is pretty cool and when you read it maybe, just maybe, you’ll think of a bookseller down at River City Books. If not, at least you’re likely to get a good chuckle.

It comes from an acceptance speech by Libba Bray, whose Rebel Angels recently won the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s award for children’s literature. Upon accepting the award Bray read something she calls “Ode to the Independent Bookseller”: