RARA-AVIS: Re: Remain(der)s of Spillane: Southpaw

From: southpaw@altavista.net
Date: 03 Jul 2001

On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, Todd Mason < Todd.Mason@tvguide.com> wrote:

> > Borders Books is remaindering (in NYC, at least) volume 1 of 'The Mike
> > Hammer Collection,' a paperback volume containing three Spillane novels
> > (I, THE JURY, MY GUN IS QUICK, VENGEANCE IS MINE), originally published
> > by New American Library for $15.
> >
> > Borders is selling it for $2.99. I don't know why Borders is dumping it
> > at this price, though; the book just came out last month.
> If that's the case, it wouldn't be Borders dumping 'em (unless they were
> damaged in transit and NAL didn't request return for credit) but
> NAL/Penguin itself.

Very possibly, unless NAL is going out of biz' and not taking returns. Still, it doesn't make sense for anyone to dump a one-month old release at this price. Not that I'm complaining. :->

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