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: October 2010
Our old food truck friends, The Frysmithees, will be parked out front tonight, Monday 10/25 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Just for the hell of it, it seems. Come on by and eat some kimchee fries w/us.
Part III: Tuesday August 24th The Mark Spencer Hotel was built in 1907, and boasts of its “timeless European flair.” But ain’t all European flair timeless? Their Euro-flair commences with a Continental Breakfast which is not timeless; one must get … Continue reading