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Author Gary Goodman discusses "The Last Bookseller: A Life in the Rare Book Trade"

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater MN

Dec 09 2021
Author Gary Goodman discusses "The Last Bookseller: A Life in the Rare Book Trade"

Hear author Gary Goodman tell stories about his sometimes desperate, sometimes hilarious career buying and selling rare books.

When Gary Goodman wandered into a run-down, used-book shop that was going out of business in East St. Paul in 1982, he had no idea the visit would change his life. He walked in as a psychiatric counselor and walked out as the store’s new owner. His new book, “The Last Bookseller: A Life in the Rare Book Trade”,  describes his career as a used and rare book dealer in Minnesota—the early struggles, the travels to estate sales and book fairs, the remarkable finds, and the bibliophiles,

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