The Old School Book Catapult

Formerly known as The Book Catapult, this is now simply the blog of The Book Catapult – an actual independent bookstore in San Diego, CA!

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Catapult Launched!

Just a quick update here: The Book Catapult is open for business (as of October 7th) but as you can see, our website remains what it has always been – … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Book Catapult 2.0

If you are a faithful reader of this website, you’ve no doubt realized that it has gone somewhat dormant over the last year or so. For that I apologize, especially … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · 12 Comments

Why It’s All Worth It…

September 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

New Year, New Look

Same old Catapult.I’m currently fiddling with the Book Catapult’s look, so bear with me. It seems that black is no longer “the new black,” so I thought I’d switch it … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · 3 Comments


I almost don’t know what to say about this, I’m so stupefied by it. This Saturday, December 10th, is offering up to $5 off a purchase through their site … Continue reading

December 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Leopard Spot

In just surfin’ about, thinking about the upcoming Catapult Notable list (hint, hint), I stumbled on this video trailer for Jo Nesbø’s The Leopard, on sale in the US later … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Is this what they mean by "Papa Hemingway?"

Another hot Friday night at my house….  I was in the middle of searching for accoutrements for my Ernest Hemingway Halloween costume (my wife nixed my Gertrude Stein costume idea) … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment