McSweeney’s To Offer Two-Foot Tall Collection, Bookstories On California Bookstore Day, May 3, 2014


California Bookstore Dayis on Saturday May 3, 2014. Independent bookstores all over California are hosting readings and offering limited-edition goods.


McSweeney’s is participating in this state-wide celebration by releasing Bookstories ($30), a sturdy two feet-tall collection of bookstore-related renderings, which will be read at the following shops:

Page Books, Manhattan Beach

Warwick’s, San Diego

Vroman’s, Los Angeles

Book Soup, Los Angeles

Lyon’s Books, Chico

Small World Books, Venice

UCSD Bookstore, San Diego

Distant Lands, Pasadena

Granada Books, Santa Barbara

USC Bookstore, Los Angeles

Chaucer’s, Santa Barbara

The Book Den, Santa Barbara

Skylight Books, Los Angeles

The Library Shop, San Diego

Diesel, Santa Monica


The book will feature poetry, fiction, essays and art and as a special bonus, Bookstories will come with a copy of Jason Jägel’s beautiful Topsy Turvy booklet.

Topsy Turvy frontback

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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