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Closed Mondays

25 Feb

Bindlestiff Books is open Tuesday through Saturday, Noon – 7 pm, and Sunday, Noon – 5.  215.662.5780

Muslim ebook sale

24 Feb

Selected ebooks are on sale for $1.99 each, with different titles each week.

As one of the largest North American publishers on Muslims, Indiana University Press is proud to offer a broad range of books and journals that illuminate their rich history, beliefs, past and present challenges, and multitude of accomplishments and contributions. In a time when misunderstandings fuel a plethora of headlines, we encourage all of you to learn more about the 1.6 billion people who practice this worldwide faith. …

Each week, we will be offering a select number of our Muslim-related books at the steeply discounted price of only $1.99. … The following titles will be on sale until March 4. Click each link for a list of retailers offering the discounted price:

Muslim Americans in the Military
Jihad and the West
Islamophobia/Islamophilia
Santa Claus in Baghdad
Muslims in Western Politics

Bindlestiff Bestsellers

4 Feb

Here, in descending order, are our best-selling books for the last month:

2017 Slingshot Organizer

Bell Hooks, All About Love

Octavia Butler, Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Isabel Greenberg, The Encyclopedia of Early Earth (graphic novel)

Paul Beatty, The Sellout: A Novel

Italo Calvino, The Complete Cosmicomics

Ursula LeGuin, The Left Hand of Darkness (Remembering Tomorrow)

Neil Gaiman, American Gods (novel)

Randall Munroe, Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

Shaun Tan, Lost and Found: Three by Shaun Tan (Lost and Found Omnibus)

Audre Lorde, Collected Poems of Audre Lorde

Bri Barton, Everything Dies! A Coloring Book About Life

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow

Te-Nehisi Coates, Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 2

Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair: Dual Language Edition

 

Charles Dickens’ birthday

2 Feb

The annual Dickens Birthday Celebration will be held in Clark Park Sunday at 2 pm sharp. There will be readings and music at the Dickens statue, followed by a Morris Dancing performance and refreshments in Griffith Hall (43rd and Kingsessing).

Bindlestiff recently more than doubled our selection of Dickens’ books (and of classics more generally), so if you’re looking for something there’s a pretty good chance we have it in stock.

Winter Hours

15 Jan

Bindlestiff Books will be open Tuesday through Sunday, Noon – 7 p.m., except on Sundays when we close at 5. 215.662.5780. We are closed on Mondays.

Sad News: Beloved Bindlestaffer Liesel Baker

4 Jan

Liesel Baker, who has been volunteering at Bindlestiff Books for the past few years, most recently working Monday and Tuesday shifts, died Tuesday night in her home. Ms. Baker loved books, loved talking to folks from the community, and loved putting the two together during her shifts at the store. She will be deeply missed.

Her funeral will be Friday at 12:30 p.m., Joseph Levine & Sons, 2811 West  Chester Pike, Broomall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to Host for Hospitals http://www.hostsforhospitals.org/donate/

Bindlestiff Closed Sunday – Tuesday

24 Dec

Bindlestiff Books will close Sunday, Dec. 25, through Tuesday, Dec. 27, for the holidays.

We will reopen Wednesday, Dec. 27, remaining open through Saturday, Dec. 31. We will be closed New Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1.