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"...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: January 2011
Our current book is “Salt: A World History” by Mark Kurlansky. We will meet at the bookstore on Saturday, 2/12 @ 6:00 to discuss the book and share a pot luck dinner. Please RSVP your attendance, as food is involved.
Our next Book Club meeting will be on Saturday 1/15 @ 5:00. Brief meeting in which we will choose a new book & plan a menu for next meeting. All are welcome. Except for that one guy. You know who … Continue reading
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