All I Want for Christmas are the Following Books

Bare Bones Abstract on The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway

Swan Song by Robert McCammon

The Usual Mistakes by Erin Flanagan

Absolute Truth on Bookstores

Bruce Wagner's autograph (Memorial) after some brief comments on Memorial's brilliant book cover design

Amanda Knox and The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll

Wanda Coleman's autograph (Heavy Daughter Blues: Poems & Stories 1968-1986)

Alison Lurie's autograph (The Last Resort)

Some First Sentences are Meaner to Their Mamas than Other First Sentences

Rachel Resnick's autograph (Love Junkie: A Memoir)

Meeting My Grandfather on Route 66, Vol. V (Kansas & Missouri)

Archaic Review Copy Paraphernalia; or, How Publishers Once Actually Routinely Marketed Even Unknown & Unproven Literary Talent (case in point: The Night Letter by Paul Spike)

Ofelia Dumas Lachtman's autograph (A Shell for Angela)

Mona Simpson's autograph, Off Keck Road

Ajay Sahgal's autograph (Pool)

A Child's Garden of Verses for the Revolution by William Eastlake

Hannah Holborn's autograph (Fierce: Stories and a Novella)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti's autograph (Routines)

The American Way of Death Revisited by Jessica Mitford

Ana Menéndez's autograph (Loving Che)

Doris Lessing's autograph (The Grass is Singing)

Joseph Brodsky's autograph (To Urania)

Joseph McElroy's autograph (Ship Rock: A Place)