© 2016 by Bob Eckstein with Wix.com.

August 27, 2018

Hope everyone had a great summer. The end of summer for me is always going to the US Open for free during the qualifying round where I hang out with friends and take it easy. I always bring work I intend to do on the subway and I try he stands but the crowds on the 7 l...

October 5, 2017

(Circling the Bases appears now in the current issue of Funny Times)

Dear Mr. Meat Loaf,

We at Major League Baseball are big fans of your body of work and appreciate how much you have done for this great sport. But now baseball needs your help. As you know, or maybe you...

June 26, 2017

Sorry it's been so long. I completed a short book tour at ending in the Midway and have been juggling 4 new book projects at once. 

But I'd like to share some book news. First, I just want to share this little item I came across on the internet. Norm MacDonald is m...

February 14, 2017

Your book comes out. The champagne cork has popped. You contact your alumni newsletter. You have a spanking new designated Facebook page for your new baby. You get blurbs up the kazoo. So it can be very disheartening the first time you visit your Amazon page and see nu...

February 8, 2017

NY Times Bestseller list and dozens of Best Of lists. It was one of the Wall Street Journal’s "Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016."

“Brilliant!” – Fresh Air, Terry Gross

“New Yorker cartoonist Eckstein has created a love letter to independent bookstores around the world...

October 16, 2016

I'm proud to announce my inclusive in the PEN American Center. This is a highlight of my new book, Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores

(above cartoon from Sunday, October 16th edition of the New York Daily News.)

October 2, 2016

I will also be doing a book event on Dec. 6th in Manhattan at 7pm at BookCulture. And appearing at the Miami Book Fair Nov. 19th & 20th. More details soon.

September 3, 2016

I'm flattered and excited that my upcoming book, Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores due in Oct, was included on the Wall Street Journal's Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016.

I also illustrated the section's cover seen here which includes my book in the wind...