Pictures From The Book Business

It’s estate sale season around here. People are preparing their homes for sale, so they hire people to sell all their crap. Crap for sale? Count me in!

I bought dozens of gold leaf books at two 9,000 square feet mansions and 400 dusty tomes from a dusty garage this weekend. I’m sorting out all these books today. Some will be sold individually for hundreds. Others will be sold by the dozen to home decorators. I paid Jonah to come back from college and help me with the garage books. We did triage in the driveway sorting books into keep, donation, and recycle piles.

It’s all actually pretty fun. Here are some pictures of things that are going on around here: