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Bas Bleu (bah blue) is French for "blue stocking."
In Britain, a Blue Stocking is a "literary woman."
(You can learn all about the origins of the term at their site.
Click on the logo above.)

A bookseller “by post,” they produce a printed catalog of books and bookish things - all of which offer some combination of cleverness, wisdom, imagination, and joy. Below are some of their current offerings.

A click on a book's image will take you to their online catalog.
When you get there, type in the item # if you're interested one of the books we've featured here, but you'll probably want to look around first!

The Ironic Christian's Companion
by Patrick Henry

"...a way of being Christian that seems strange in these days when the Christians who are the loudest are very sure about many things that might be thought of for open discussion."

Animal Blessings: Prayers and Poems Celebrating Our Pets
by June Cotner

"...compendium of kind words and true insight gives us a chance to reflect upon the joys pets bring."

Twelve Months of Monastery Soups
by Brother Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourrette

"...exceptional soups from a New York monastery kitchen vary in taste, texture, complexity, and origin, but all 167 recipes are deliciously tempting. The majority are vegetarian."

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