Softcover books, hardcover books and calendars are finally back in stock.

Presently, customized character sketches (like Freckle in the above drawing) can be purchased along with a hardcover book or book-bundle deal.  Only 25 in total are available, though, so that I’ll be able to get them drawn and shipped before the holidays.

Item listings and details are here in the 4DE online store.

Amidst all the sad tales of great bookstores going under, the Strand remains a fixture of the New York lit scene. At VultureChris Bonanos explores the many reasons why the Strand is still afloat, among them the store’s increasing sales of new books. You could also read our own Janet Potter on her lifelong infatuation with bookstores.