Tag: bookseller

I’ve Published Another Book

My latest book, Nothing Much Happened, is a series of essays that together create a memoir of the author. The essays cover three periods in his life: the first in Sidney Center NY, the second in Bangor, ME and the third in Amsterdam NY. The title is ironic as many forces and events impelled him towards running an antiquarian book store, and Nothing Much Happened details them. You can order the book from Amazon. While on Amazon, look at my other books also. You can find them easily by searching for Daniel Weaver in the books category.

All the lonely people Where do they all come from?

*Please note that the following essay does not apply to my regular customers, or new customers who have serious questions about books, prices, etc. I enjoy conversing with my regular customers, new customers, people traveling through, etc.

There are a lot of lonely people in upstate New York, mostly men, whose loneliness seems to be self created, drowning the people nice enough to lend them an ear in a tsunami of words and whose own ears are stopped up so they never know what you are saying even if they come up for air, which they rarely do. They seek out small business owners and sole proprietors, monopolizing their time, sometimes buying something, most of the time not. Continue reading “All the lonely people Where do they all come from?”