Carol Emshwiller reading and Albany-Schnctady-Troy, NY

Wed 16 Jan 2008 - Filed under: Not a Journal., | Leave a Comment | Posted by: Gavin

The MountCan someone in the Albany-Schnctady-Troy region of New York explain to us what’s up with the (very nice!) bump in sales of Carol Emshwiller’s The Mount?

We’re very happy and are wondering if a local bookshop has it as a staff pick,or if the whole city is reading it, or it has been assigned to a class or it’s some kind of cruel trick or . . . something?

Also: Carol will be reading in New York City next month:

Wed., Feb 13, 8-10 PM
Carol Emshwiller, Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman, Veronica Schanoes
Think Coffee, Cup & Pen Presents Small Beer Press
248 Mercer Street
(between 3rd and 4th streets)
New York, NY
(212) 228-6226

Here’s the most recent sales figures for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY region:

This week: 21
Last week: 14
2 weeks ago: 15
3 weeks ago: 0
4 weeks ago: 15
5 weeks ago: 9
6 weeks ago: 9
8 weeks ago: 6
9 weeks ago: 7
10 weeks ago: 4
11 weeks ago: 0
12 weeks ago: 7


No Responses to “Carol Emshwiller reading and Albany-Schnctady-Troy, NY”

  1. Paul on January 16th, 2008 2:16 pm

    As a hypothesis, the local independent bookstore’s owner might be pushing it. The store is Flights of Fantasy and I have it on good authority that it is a very good store in that regard.

  2. Maureen McQ on January 16th, 2008 7:43 pm

    Maybe it’s the beginning of a National Trend.

    (Well, it would be nice.)

  3. James on January 17th, 2008 1:51 pm

    This might or might not be a good place to mention that Magic for Beginners made the bestseller list again for 2007 at my Seattle indie bookstore.

  4. Elizabeth on January 17th, 2008 11:52 pm

    // Think Coffee, Cup & Pen Presents Small Beer Press //

    On the calendar – we’ll try to make it!

  5. lcrw on January 18th, 2008 1:50 pm

    James, that is awesome! We will of course be sending you a copy of John Kessel’s book. See you at BEA in LA?

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