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Bookstore Bingo

Bookstore Bingo Is Worse for Authors

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

At one reading on my first book tour, someone aggressively asked me, "What does your book have to say to women?" I was so surprised, my reply was a feeble joke: "It says 'Buy me!'"

'Do You Have Any Shakespeare Translated Into English?' And 12 Other Ridiculous Things Overheard In Bookstores (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

Is it really possible that some people don't know who Dante is, or, more shockingly, Shakespeare? According to bookstore employees, there are such peo...

Bookstore Bingo: Author's Edition

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

The Huffington Post just published another entertaining Bookstore Bingo of actual, amusing things people overhear customers say in bookstores (Walmart...

"Where Are Jane Eyre's Books?" The Most Ridiculous Things Overheard In Bookstores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Twitter hashtag #bookstorebingo has been yielding hilarious results lately. Bookstore owners and employees tweeted some of the funniest things the...

Bookstore Bingo: 7 Crazy Things Overheard In Bookstores (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Twitter hashtag #bookstorebingo has been amusing us for some time now. People have definitely made some silly comments in bookstores, and we love ...

BookstoreBingo

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For the first #WriterWednesday of the new year, amidst news of turmoil at Borders and sales records at Amazon, let's celebrate what goes on in booksto...

#BookstoreBingo:

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bookstores have been on our minds lately. First, we mourned the death of bookshops this decade. Then, we celebrated the living. Finally, we rejoiced i...

Bookstore Bingo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With eBook sales up, you'd think we'd overhear fewer ridiculous things in bookstores. But it seems there's no end to the crazy scenarios booksellers e...

Bookstore Bingo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Can you tell me who the author of Shakespeare is?" Yes, someone really did say that ... And it's probably one of the reasons #bookstorebingo started ...

Bookstore Bingo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We ran it once, we ran it twice, and now we're back for more! It's Bookstore Bingo -- the popular Twitter hashtag #bookstorebingo -- and it never stop...

Bookstore Bingo:

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last month we gave you the most ridiculous, unbelievable, and downright hilarious things ever overheard in a bookstore. The hashtag is called "booksto...

Bookstore Bingo: 13 Of The Most Ridiculous Things Overheard In Bookstores (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As in any retail job, people who work in bookstores have to deal with their fair share of strange comments from customers on a daily basis. But the as...