Ron Charles

@roncharles

Washington Post Book World, Fiction Editor and weekly critic. CharlesR@washpost.com

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Dinner reception begins #NBF

Great to see the wonderful Morgan Hill indie bookstore still thriving in New London NH.

Nice crowd @ B&N Bethesda for Warren Richey's memoir WITHOUT A PADDLE: RACING 1200 MILES

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No rush this a.m. in Bethesda. Plenty of copies of Stephenie Meyer's SHORT 2ND LIFE OF BREE TANNER:

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Marvelous #Shakespeare scenes , but police snagged Macbeth's daggers @ door!

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Clever & helpful marketing @ Left Bank Books in St Louis.

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Hey, Wendy's, your double doors are impossible for anyone in wheelchair to get thru. It's like a handicap trap

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Here's my fav book-related #Peeps finalist in our contest. Full Web gallery coming next Wed.

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Went to Borders today to use 33% coupon and ran into this well of Kathy Griffin's OFFICIAL BOOK CLUB SELECTION.

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Stain looked too Country for our house; we're going w white latex, leaving shelves bare wood so books won't stick

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Bookshelves in dining room done. Now trying to figure out stain or paint? Latex or oil? Color? Have had trouble with books sticking in the past.

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Innovative bookstore in Grafton, IL gives new meaning to trimming the pages.

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Just a few of this week's 4m WIMPY KID books @ Borders. Poor Jeff Kinney signed copies for 4 hours in RI.

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Bethanne Patrick and I enjoying book talk at Caribou Coffee!

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Easy to be cynical, but what Target does to promote literacy in this country is incredible: $3 million a week!

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Easy to be cynical, but what Target does to promote literacy in this country is incredible: $3 million a week!

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Yes, I have a copy!

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Here's a photo of the invitation to the National Book Festival reception 9/25 @ Library of Congress

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Great dinner at Busboys & Poets on its 1st anniversary.

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In response to numerous requests, here's the Wally Lamb Xmas ornament. Was expecting something more Thomas Kinkade.

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