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September 4, 2008: Beetle Bailey's Birthday,
City Lights Day, eBay Birthday, Beard Tax Day, Peter Rabbit's Birthday

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In this issue . . .
-- free listings
-- Popular Mechanics magazine
-- Specialty booksellers free listings
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Popular Mechanics magazine
Popular Mechanics is a monthly magazine about hobbies, home, science, technology, automobiles, and the outdoors. They rarely do book reviews, but they do accept articles from authors and sometimes use authors as experts as part of their regular features. Send info to the editors at Popular Mechanics, 300 West 57th Street, New York NY 10019-5899; 212-649-2000; Fax: 646-280-1081. Email: Web: Popular Mechanics' editorial guidelines:

David Dunbar, Executive Editor

Don Chaikin, Editor, Automotive

Car Clinic -- Email: Q&A about automobile problems.

Roy Berendsohn, Senior Editor, Home Improvement

Jennifer Bogo, Senior Editor, Science

Glenn Derene, Senior Editor, Technology (electronics, photography)

Jerry Beilinson, Deputy Editor, Boating/Outdoors

Benjamin Chertoff, Online Editor, Email:

They have several authors on their Editorial Board of Advisors, including Thomas Jones, author of Sky Walking; Dr. Ken Kamler, author of Surviving the Extremes; and Daniel Wilson, author of Where's My Jetpack? They also have many book authors as contributing editors.

Specialty booksellers
Emerald Earth Natural Living Shop
, James McMath and Sabine Steinhardt, 328 S Guadalupe Street #K, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-983-4014. Email: Web: Natural health products, garden gifts, pet care products, books, cards, DVDs, and gifts.

Get Lost Travel Books, 1825 Market Street, San Francisco CA 94103; 415-437-0529; Fax: 415-437-0531. Email: Web: Travel books, maps, and gear.

Marcus Books, 3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland CA 94609; 510-652-2344. Second store: 1714 Fillmore Street, San Francisco CA 94115; 415-346-4222. Web: African-American history, culture, and literature.

Moon Rabbit Toys, Plaza Mercado, 112 W San Francisco Street #212C, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-982-9373. Web:
Children toys and books.

Mr. Mopps Children's Books, 1405 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley CA 94709; 510-525-9633. Children's books, toys, and gifts.

The Other Change of Hobbit, Tom Whitmore, 2020 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704-1117; 510-848-0413; Fax: 510-848-0406. Email: Web: Email: Science fiction and fantasy.

Rebecca’s Books, Mary Ann Braithwaite, Owner, 3268 Adeline Avenue, Berkeley CA 94703; 510-852-4768. Focus on ethnic poetry books but also black cultural titles and children's books.

Rowan's Leaf Herbal, 7 Caliente Road #A4, Santa Fe NM 87508; 505-466-6740. Organic herbs, supplements, gifts for the spirit, and more.

Tullivers Pet Food Emporium, 807 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe NM 87505; 505-992-3388. Second store: 7900 Carmel Avenue NE, Albuquerque NM 87122; 505-797-7080. Web: Natural pet foods, supplements, toys, beds, books, and more.

Quotable Books
Expect everything, I always say, and the unexpected never happens.
— Norton Juster, novelist, The Phantom Tollbooth

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