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Libraries have Peanuts books!

According to the Online Computer Library Center’s list of the most-held books by member libraries, Peanuts comes in at #70. It looks like they’re lumping all Peanuts books together (and misspelling “Schulz”, sigh), but it’s still an impressive place to be.

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It’s Only A Game now shipping

For those of you who aren’t into pre-ordering, It’s Only A Game (the collection of Charles Schulz’s lost syndicated comic series) is now available for immediate shipping, and at a healthy discount to boot. And as a reminder, ordering stuff through these links is a great way to handle your …

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Upcoming releases

Pumpkins of the future!

I just got caught up covering this year’s Halloween books, and it’s already time to start talking about next year’s! Baby Snoopy’s Pumpkin, a board book for the wee ones, comes out in August of aught-five. Before that, we get The Peanuts Guide To Life from Running Press, the same …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Peanuts thoughts in The New Yorker

Novelist Jonathan Franzen (best known for The Corrections) has a piece in the November 29th New Yorker reflecting on the presence of Peanuts in his life. You can read it online (although I have had trouble with some browsers.) Thanks to Mark Evanier for pointing this out.

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Now shipping

It’s Only Tomorrow

Well, it’s finally time for me to tell you what that other exciting shipment was that I alluded to earlier. What I got was the first copies off the presses of It’s Only A Game, the book collecting Charles Schulz’s other syndicated comic. As I posted earlier this year, this …

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Now shipping

Peanuts in Translation in Collection

The Charles M. Schulz Museum is currently running an exhibit of Yoshiteru Otani’s Peanuts-themed ink drawings, called Found In Translation. They’re also putting out a catalog for this exhibition, which will not be available through AAUGH.com but can now be ordered through the Charles M. Schulz Museum Store; the section …

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Classic finds

Peanuts books make my mailbox happy

Today was a good day, bringing in two shipments of Peanuts books. The main shipment had a few recent books. I got the boxed Oh Friend Of Friends set, so I can confirm that the included booklet is a smaller abridgement of the already small-and-short hardback giftbook of Oh Friend …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

U.S. Government Peanuts services

Have you been saying to yourself “I’d sure like to have access to some Peanuts-related lyrics and MIDI tunes, but only if they’re provided to me by an agency of the United States government?” If so, then here you go! (And yes, I’ve already dropped them a note letting them …

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Administrative

AAUGH and AG

Sorry if things have seemed a bit frentic lately at AAUGH.com. It wasn’t a business thing, it was a personal life thing. Last night, My wife Lara gave birth to Allison Elizabeth Gertler, our first child. Prepping for this has knocked all my plans and schemes for a loop. She …

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Now shipping

A box of friends

Also now available is Oh Friends of Friends : A Peanuts Box of Friendship, which is the same sort of little box as the Merry Christmas, Sweetie! Woof, Woof, Woof!” box I described before. This one has a cardboard Snoopy with word balloon stickers. I’ve not gotten it yet, so …

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