brings together classic, out of print issues of Cometbus magazine,
including 'Lanky' (a novella), 'Back to the Land' (an oral history of
the children of hippie homesteaders) plus sixty other interviews and
short stories. The text is lovingly handwritten, interspersed with bold
With the hyperbolic zeal and rancor of a true bookseller, Aaron Cometbus brings to life his chosen family: the booksellers of New York City. A Bestiary of Booksellers is for anyone who has sold books long enough to have it seep into their identity, but it’s also for all manner of boo..
I love Cometbus interview issues! This one is interviews with cartoonist:
Gabrielle Bell, Robin Enrico, Jeffrey Lewis, Julia Wertz, Bill Kartalopoulos, Gary Panter, Adrian Tomine, Ben Katchor, Paul Levitz, Drew Friedman, Karen Green, Gabe Fowler, Kim Deitch, Al Jaffee
portraits by Nate Powell,..
Did you know Aaron wrote a book of poetry? Neither did I until I was
poring through some catalog and spotted it. I thought I might pick it up
for the shop.from the publisher:Next door to the chain
stores are the cheap restaurants with chipped paint and handwritten
signs which will never be f..