LA Weekly Best of 2009
BEST UNKNOWN BOOKSTORE
"...aside from its insanely organized shelves, it also offers a smalltown coziness that larger, independent stores lack. Rare is a used bookstore that understands that used-book lovers aren't hoarders and cat collectors, but rather lovers of pop culture and refined culture. Read is the absolute best little place to lose an afternoon and emerge delighted and excited with a handful of treasures."
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“What shall I do with all my books?" was the question; and the answer, "Read them," sobered the questioner. But if you cannot read them, at any rate handle them and, as it were, fondle them. Peer into them. Let them fall open where they will... If they cannot enter the circle of your life, do not deny them at least a nod of recognition.
Monthly Archives: August 2010
The Huffington Post recently did an article listing The Best Shops in Eagle Rock. Click the link below to find us on that there list. Please leave a sweet comment about us there, and perhaps we’ll say something sweet about … Continue reading
READ Books & Toros Pottery will be holding our 3rd Annual End o’ Summer party on September 11th. There will be sales all day long, live music from local rock sensations The Vendors, food, and more. Stay tuned for additional … Continue reading
Just added some of our friends from Eagle Rock to our site links, you can visit them on the right hand side. Is there anyone out there that we missed or that we should add?
READ Books will be closed for business from 8/23-8/30. We will be in and out of the store all week handling on-line sales, but there will be no regular store hours this week.