Mary Toft: the woman who gave birth to rabbits – History undergraduate taster lecture

Mary Toft: the woman who gave birth to rabbits – History undergraduate taster lecture

My name is Karen Harvey member of staff in the history department of course, and I work on 18th century Britain and I research women, gender, the home and material culture and I’ve been asked to give you a short taster lecture. So I thought …

Buying Rare Books: Condition & Value : How to Spot Inside Flaws in Rare Books

Buying Rare Books:  Condition & Value : How to Spot Inside Flaws in Rare Books

Hi, I’m Molly Mackey for Expert Village and now we’re going to talk a little bit about inside flaws and how to describe them properly. A lot of times we come across a book like this, heavy, heavy underlining, they go crazy and customers it’s …

Guide to Collecting Rare Books : Collecting Autographed and Inscribed Books

Guide to Collecting Rare Books : Collecting Autographed and Inscribed Books

Hi. I’m Erik Bosse. I’m with the Aldredge Bookstore. I’d like to talk about signed and inscribed books. Sometimes a signed book can be something as simple as an author writing their name on the book. Just a simple unadorned autograph. Sometimes it can be …

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

Hey, what’s up? It’s Thomas Frank, and in this video we’re talking about active reading. Active reading is a method of reading a book with the intent of pulling something useful out of it. It’s different from passively going over the text once to experience …

A Future With Superhumans – a convo with PhD Daniel H. Wilson

Jon: I sat down again with Daniel H. Wilson, the bestselling author of Robopocalypse, and he has a new book out called Amped and instead of being about homicidal robots, Daniel describes a near future where we create new technology that makes us superhuman. Daniel: …

Guide to Collecting Rare Books : Advertising Pages in Rare Books

Hi. I’m Erik Bosse. I’m with the Aldredge Bookstore. The back pages of some books, particularly older books from the 19th, 18th, 17th century, you’re going to find, often times, and advertisements. Which are other books available from the publisher that gave you this book, …

Book Nerd Problems | Trying to Live in a Bookstore

Book Nerd Problems | Trying to Live in a Bookstore

[MUSIC]. [MUSIC] [LAUGH] Aubrey, I know, what page are you on? Yeah, I’m page 146. Yeah I just- >>You again.>>Aubrey, I gotta call you back. [MUSIC]

BookBaby BookShop™ – New Bookstore Features to Help You Sell Your Book Worldwide

BookBaby BookShop™ – New Bookstore Features to Help You Sell Your Book Worldwide

Selling your book can feel a bit like Odysseus making his way back home but now BookShop has five new features that can help navigate you towards more book sales. Give your book promotion a bump with coupons and discounts. Add credibility to your name …

BOOKSTORE VLOG IN ITALY & BOOK HAUL

BOOKSTORE VLOG IN ITALY & BOOK HAUL

Follow Me To The Bookstore

Follow Me To The Bookstore

(music) We just went to dinner and we are about to go to the bookstore, randomly. So I just thought that I would press record and try to make a fun kind of follow me around video because I don’t do a whole lot of …