New Hours For Summer Readers

Landmark Books summer hours have begun. We have added an extra hour onto our day for your perusing pleasure. Monday through Thursday we will be open 10:00am until 6:00pm. Friday and Saturday we will be open 10:00am until 7:00pm. And Sundays we will be open 11:00am until 4:00pm. We are also available off hours by […]

The History of Tom Jones

On this day in 1749 the first edition of Henry Fielding’s “The History of Tom Jones” was published in London.  It is considered one of the earliest English novels and is included in W. Somerset Maugham’s, “Great Novelists”.  It contains 346,747 words and is organized into eighteen small books proceeded by a descriptive chapter. Fielding was […]

Hemingway Wins The Pulitzer

On this day in 1953 Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his novel, “The Old Man and the Sea”. It would be the last major novel to be published in Hemingway’s lifetime and was cited by the Nobel Committee as reason for him winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature. The novel is […]

Need A Good Used Book?

Landmark Books sells a lot of used books a year, but one of the best sellers bar none is ‘Gone With the Wind’. In observance of Margaret Mitchell’ birthday today (she would be 114 today), I thought we would share some fun facts about her and her monumental piece if Fiction. Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was […]