What We Were Reading In 1967

So what were we reading fifty years ago, back in 1967?  Here is the list of New York Times Best Sellers for the February 12th, 1967:   1 THE SECRET OF SANTA VITTORIA, by Robert Crichton. 1 22 2 CAPABLE OF HONOR, by Allen Drury. 2 20 3 VALLEY OF THE DOLLS, by Jacqueline Susann. […]

Landmark Books Turns Three

October 1st marks our third year as Landmark Books. It has been a year full of growth and change as we continue to settle into our store. We have seen author readings, a birthday party and crowned a new King of the Beats of Traverse City. Here is a brief selection of events and excitement […]

Landmark Books Wants You To Read Kipling

Today we celebrate the birth of a true literary giant, Rudyard Kipling. He was born on this day in 1865, in Mumbai, India. Five years later he was sent to England for schooling in Southsea, Portsmouth. He returned to India in 1882 and took a job as assistant editor of a small paper called the […]

Landmark Books Now Carries Books From Big Maple Press

Landmark Books supports local publishing and is proud to offer books produced right here in Northern Michigan by Big Maple Press. This new press produces high books currently featuring the work of internationally acclaimed author Jerry Dennis and the illustrations of well known artist Glenn Wolff. The first two books currently on sale are reprints […]

Christmas Ideas From Landmark Books

So there are nine days until Christmas and you haven’t gotten your shopping done? Don’t find yourself in line at the convenience store buying scratch offs at 5:00pm Christmas Eve. Here are some great ideas for readers that we offer here at Landmark Books which make it easy to make everyone happy. First, Landmark Books […]

Celebrate Solzhenitsyn At Landmark Books

On this day in 1918 Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was born in Kislovodsk, RSFSR (now in Stavropol Krai, Russia). That same year his father was killed in a hunting accident and was left to be raised by his mother. She passed away in 1944, but encouraged his literary studies. Solzhenitsyn studied mathematics at Rostov State University. […]

Landmark Books In The News

Over the year we have received a good amount of local press. Today we were featured in a story in the Record Eagle about our recent move to the new location. It has been an exciting change and we look forward to the positive responses we have gotten from previous stories. Here is the link […]