Used books – Big Bucks

Cortez writes “Considering the production quality, inane story lines, obscene prices and the attendant BOOK BUSINESS, what took people so long: l “Stephen Andrews, book review editor of the Journal of American History, explains the appeal that secondhand titles hold for him. “A used book has more value than a new one because it has passed through someone’s hands, acquired notation and comments, and become a living thing. I’m less interested in books that are in pristine condition.””