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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: December 2011
Read Books presents an afternoon with Larry Kronish, the roguish ex-Eagle Rock High School teacher, on Saturday Dec. 10th @ 4:00. Mr. Kronish shall be reading from his recently published novel, The Sushi King’s Daughter, and signing copies for his … Continue reading
On Wednesday & Thursday evenings (12/7 & 12/8), READ Books will be hosting FREE, LIVE COMEDY in conjunction with the ER Comedy Fest. Free shows with professional comics.