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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: September 2011
EAGLE ROCK BOULEVARD MUSIC, ART & BOOK FAIR 4972 Eagle Rock Blvd, Eagle Rock Saturday, October 1, 6-10pm READ Books & Toros Pottery Present: Little faith “Gospel sensations LITTLE FAITH burn rubber on your immortal soul. The group’s mixof syncopated … Continue reading
READ Books will be open until 8:00 tonight or whenever our 6:30 Book Club meeting concludes. We are taking Sunday & Monday off in a goofy-ass attempt to simulate a summer vacation. We’ll probably be back on Tuesday.