Seriously, I’m not doing this out of the goodness of my heart. Well, maybe I partly am, but I also need both the affirmation and the income from book sales.
Toward that aim, in the current highly competitive market for ever-decreasing book sales, I encourage readers to support local, independent book stores. Among my favorites are Square Books, in Oxford, Mississippi; Lemuria Books, in my hometown of Jackson, Mississippi; Turnrow Books, in Greenwood, Mississippi; Powell’s Books, in Portland, Oregon; and McNally Jackson, in New York City. The stores all have websites through which you can order books if you’re not nearby.
And you can order books directly from the publishers:
Note that as much as I’d like to claim them as evidence of virtuoso skills, I am not the Alan Huffman who authored books under the same name about French linguistics or plate tectonics in Utah.