Virginia Lloyd

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Adventures in bookstores II

by | May 10, 2008 | Blog, Young Widow's Book of Home Improvement | 3 comments

Recently I mentioned some tentative steps I’d made inside bookstores to see who had stocked my book, and where they had placed it on their shelves. I have two updates to that post, one ridiculous and the other sublime.

The ridiculous: the bookstore that had carefully displayed my book in the home renovation / interior decoration section. That’s a category error if ever I heard of one. I pity any renovator who bought a copy in the hope of a blow-by-blow description of how to transform her home.

The sublime: Seeing an artful arrangement of my book in the window of Better Read Than Dead, Newtown. I was so excited, I went in to thank them, and ended up signing a few copies.

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