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Lulu Eightball 2

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Coming this Spring, it's Volume 2 of Lulu Eightball!

More info to come, but here's a sneak peak of the cover.

Reading Projects & Clubs

Tonight is the first meeting of the year for Reading Club: the Year of Magazines, Zines and Journals. We'll be discussing The Believer #50, at POP, 3620 Falls Rd, 7pm.

Also, and I'm a little late on this, we'll be sponsoring largehearted boy's awesome Reading Project for another year. As always, there'll be a coupon for a 15% discount on whatever he's reading for that month!

New Moleskines

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newmoleskine, originally uploaded by sugarfreak. Did you know that you could get customized Moleskine notebooks created?

Moleskine has a new home with Chronicle, with new styles and items on the way!

Inside An Artist's Studio

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Sneak Attack, originally uploaded by Sew Darn Jenny. A little peek into Johnny Ryan's work space.

Pie Curious

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applepie, originally uploaded by sugarfreak. Dangerously Delicious Pie is now stocked here on the Ave at The Wine Source!

Deliveries are on Tuesdays and Fridays, so you can even call the Wine Source to put in a specific pie order.

You've Come A Long Way, Baby

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lilsmokes, originally uploaded by sugarfreak. Baltimore's smoking ban starts next week, Feb 1st!

I'm at the end of Day 3 of not smoking.

It's going to be tough. But we can do it.

McSweeney's in February

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mcsweeneys25, originally uploaded by sugarfreak.

The Joker Found Dead

I'm stunned.

The Last Derby

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It's the last bout at Putty Hill Skateland!

Want to be a Charm City Rollergirl? Try outs are this coming Monday.

Reading Club 2008 - Periodicals

We're getting a bit of a late start with the Shank Reading Club this year, but that's because we were waiting for the The Believer to come in.

Yes, this will be a year of periodicals - magazines, journals, zines, etc!

Since periodicals are more timely (meaning they're usually late), we'll only be announcing each month's reading that month. All issues will be 10% off for the month, unless otherwise noted.

Online customers can enter the code SHANK001 in their online order form Coupon Field to get 10% off this month's title.

It's the 50th issue of the Believer! For this month's discussion meeting (always the last Wednesday of the month over at POP at 7pm) we're having a pizza party, pizza provided by McSweeneys, as well as a raffle for back issues and prizes.

2007 Bestsellers

Benn's compiled our bestsellers of 2007.

Why are lists so fascinating?

Booky Links

We're all still trying to catch up after the holidays here at Atomic, and you know you're not really working so here are some nice, funny, time-killer links that I'm just catching up on myself:

Interview with Julia Wertz on The Comics Reporter

Book Notes with "C.H. Dalton" on largeheartedboy

Gawker started a sci-fi blog called io9

Baby Doll's Blog is back and slightly updated

Read This Book is now an open group on flickr

Yay Inventory!

Atomic Books will be closed for inventory this coming Tuesday, Jan 8th.