Bookstores: Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle

Bookstores: Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle

Find my books at Ada’s Technical Books In the early 2000s, a blusterous tech guy I knew in Seattle went to work for Amazon. Shortly afterwards, I had coffee with my old friend, and he proceeded to tell me how the future of books was Amazon and ebooks. Therefore,...
Bookstores: Amazon’s Bookstores

Bookstores: Amazon’s Bookstores

If you are a connoisseur of bookstores, like I am, then you might find this to be an unusual post, because despite my previous posts praising the shining stars of the indie book world — mainstays like Kepler’s in Silicon Valley, Powell’s in Portland,...
Poem: Don’t Go Into the Library

Poem: Don’t Go Into the Library

by Alberto Ríos The library is dangerous— Don’t go in. If you do You know what will happen. It’s like a pet store or a bakery— Every single time you’ll come out of there Holding something in your arms. Those novels with their big eyes. And those no-nonsense, all...
Bookstores: Eagle Harbor Book Company

Bookstores: Eagle Harbor Book Company

Read my books at Eagle Harbor I have a confession to make. Years ago, when I lived in Seattle, I’d take dates on the ferry out to Bainbridge Island, where there’s a lovely little walking district with shops and bars and an absolutely fantastic little...
Bookstores: Kepler’s Books

Bookstores: Kepler’s Books

Read my books at Kepler’s  Kepler’s bookstore has been part of my life for many decades. The first place my family lived when we moved from Taiwan to the United States in the early 1980s was Sunnyvale California. I am sure that my mother, as an avid...