Christopher P. Stephens, Bookman

Chris Stephens has been a book dealer since 1965 - earlier if you count childhood buying and selling.

Stephens has sold major collections to university libraries all over the world. He has operated appealing bookstores in Mt. Carroll, Illinois, Hastings on Hudson, NY and several in NYC, NY. He is a wholesale dealer to other bookstores all over the world.

Chris loves books.

Stephens now maintains a lively internet operation out of his new home in Scranton, PA.


Monday, March 14, 2011

Ernest, Frank, Reynolds, and Toni

unknown photographer 1975










Ernest J. Gaines and Frank A. Scioscia























Reynolds Price and Toni Morrison


Usually the Literature Advisory Panel of the National Endowment for the Arts meets in Washington DC.


July 1975 they met in Big Sur, a particularly majestic section of the California coast. Not a bad place to meet and discuss the majesty of literature and how to encourage it.

Some of the members of the panel are pictured here. Links below tell more about the pictured author-members.




warming and inspiring article about Reynolds Price and his students in Duke University newspaper









Angelfire list of all Reynolds Price's publications + personal info







Academy of Achievement biography pf Ernest J. Gaines includes vivid pictures







a more personal article on Price from Los Angeles Times while he was still alive and well







The Official Website of the Nobel Prize - Toni Morrison biography







Distinguished Women of the Past & Present presents a very interesting biography of Toni Morrison







slide show of 9 recent Jennifer Zdon photos of Ernest J. Gaines




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