Home page of author John Dunning and Old Algonquin Books


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We have recently added a number of reference books to our stock, mainly consisting of a variety of dictionaries of all types.  Who knew that there are so many specialized, interesting books on the subject of words, phrases, meanings in a wide variety of subject areas.  Take a little while to browse them and it is fascinating.  Type in Reference or Dictionaries in the search Keyword box below to get a glimpse of the world of words.

Our books are available at www.biblio.com, www.abebooks.com and some on Amazon.  You can search for them by author, title, or subject in the box below.  All our books have mylar protective covers on the dust jackets and are not price clipped or marked unless stated.

Author John Dunning

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Pictured here is the 25th anniversary edition paperback of Booked to Die.  Click on John’s name in the toolbar above for his biography and a list of his published books.  Five of his mysteries feature bookman Cliff Janeway. His other books include Two O’Clock Eastern Wartime, a mystery set in a world of radio broadcasting in 1942: On the Air, an encyclopedia of old-time radio; a novel about Denver and the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, and three other earlier mysteries. We carry a few of John’s books, and you should be able to find many of them in your favorite new or used book store in either hardback, paperback, audio, or electronic format.