Some authors are so prolific their books can't possibly list the track record on the inside pages. Georges Simenon is one of them. We're talking a literary "oeuvre" of around 400 books, and it took three bookshops to help me find my way to a starting point.
Book selection is not always about finding a good book to read. It's about finding a good book to read that fits your mood. Here's the solution an indie bookseller gave me, and it worked.
It's that time of year when holiday shoppers head to NYC to spend at Bergdorf Goodman, Macy's, Bloomingdale's and the many other stores decked out with merry-making windows. I went to shop the bookstores, including this odd one. Check out its unique name.