Quite a few readers have written to let me know that the auction listings in the comments are getting to be a distraction. On the one hand, I want to make it easy for buyers and sellers to connect. On the other, I want to keep reader irritation at a minimum (at least, if anyone's doing the irritating, I want it to be me). So here's what I've come up with. There's a new Welcome post at the top of the site, which includes a notice about Auctions & Sales. The idea is that, when you have a listing you'd like to share, it can be added as a comment to that post. Hopefully that will prove to be a happy medium.
After this week, listings added to other posts will be deleted, so be sure to put them in the right place. And sellers, do please keep listing: I think it's a valuable way to let people interested in vintage and rare editions when they're available.
J Mark Bertrand