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Books + Bikes = Bookstore Bicycle Crawl

By Patty Wetli

Unplug this weekend and kick it old school: on two wheels, checking out books printed on actual paper. The Bookstore Bicycle Crawl kicks off at Heritage Bicycles, 2959 N. Lincoln Ave., 1 p.m., July 15. First stop is Powell’s North, 2850 N. Lincoln Ave., where you can bask in the musky aroma of used books. Read the Rest…

Transistor Solves the Cultural Omnivore’s Dilemma

By Patty Wetli

Lots of people turn their passions into businesses, opening up bakeries, bike shops or pet boutiques. Andy Miles just happens to like music. And art. And books. And movies. And photography. And live performances. When he founded Transistor in 2009 (originally located in Andersonville, now at 3819 N. Lincoln Ave. since fall 2011), the idea Read the Rest…

The Book Cellar Gives ‘Pale King’ the Royal Treatment

By Patty Wetli

It was challenge enough for editors to take an unfinished manuscript by the late author David Foster Wallace and turn it into the novel that is The Pale King. Now booksellers are left with the conundrum of how to promote the work without the typical assist from a book tour and author appearances. The Book Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Eric Sinclair

By Mike Fourcher

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. Eric Sinclair, a technology worker by day, has lived in the Rockwell area of Lincoln Read the Rest…

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