J Godsey over at the Bibliophile Bullpen is having a bookish essay contest. The prize is a 1929 copy of "Bookshops: How to Run Them" by Ruth Brown Park. While there may be need for a revised edition in this Internet age, the book no doubt contains some timeless pearls of wisdom about displaying inventory, buying books and marketing.
To enter the contest, one needs to write a 250-500 word essay on any bookselling topic you choose. For more details, check out the link above.