Author Archives: Harriett

About Harriett

Harriett started Loganberry Books in 1994, acknowledging that what she liked best about perpetual school was the physical objects called books. Her personal biblio interests range from Robert Lawson to Virginia Woolf and various and asundry illustrated editions of Alice in Wonderland and old lepidoptera.

True Christmas Treasure

First edition of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, 1843, published by Chapman & Hall, London, with four hand-colored illustrations by John Leech and additional b&w illustrations by Linton. Original rust colored cloth covers with gilt lettering and decorations bound … Continue reading

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RIP Laurie Vrabel

Laurie was a friend, and she owned the restaurant next door, Larchmere Tavern. I go there often, to get a break, read PW, have staff meetings, and, of course, to get some food. We even had our annual staff party … Continue reading

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Internships Available

It’s been awhile since we’ve had summer internships available, mostly because it’s depressing to train someone on a short-term basis, bring them up to speed, and then lose them just a few months later.  But the Booklog cataloging project is … Continue reading

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We are pleased to announce that our new web store is live.  Yes, we’ve been doing this bookselling thing for a couple decades now, but we changed technology a while back, and we hope this new feature is bigger, better.  … Continue reading

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New Website Launch

We’ve been scheming about a redesigned, sleeker website for over a year now.  But we didn’t just fantasize about it, we worked on it, too, and we hired a web designer to help us out.  The new site wins in … Continue reading

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Anthony Doerr Day

It’s finally here!  Anthony Doerr Day!  Have you heard the news? Today is pub day for Doerr’s brilliant new novel, All the Light We Cannot See.  It’s a magnificent novel, tightly constructed, nuanced, and featuring lovely, likeable young protagonists set … Continue reading

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I haven’t posted lately.  It just — well, it gets busy.  I was going to write up my trip to Chicago to buy remainders back in October, and Otis’ Old Curiosity Shop here this holiday season, and then my trip … Continue reading

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Summer Sale

Guess What?  Yes, it’s contest time!  Guess Who?  Well, we have 24 books in the front windows here at Loganberry, and we challenge you to identify the people pictured.  Half are biographies, the other half are literature, featuring those great … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Kandinsky

We lost our sweet Kandinsky yesterday.  I am forlorn. He was named after the Russian painter, and was nicknamed Baby K.    I am sorry to say that he never graced the front of a Loganberry postcard, although really there’s … Continue reading

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Author Alley 2013

We had 50 authors this year for Author Alley, and what a great year it was!  Thanks so much to all the authors who joined us, to all the fans and readers who came to meet their favorite authors, and … Continue reading

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