Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Sad news for Londoners

From: Steve Novak (
Date: 19 Jan 2009

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    Very very sad indeed...a great place Murder One with very knowledgeable people that could direct you to new discoveries everytime...



    On 1/19/09 10:56 AM, "Richard Moore" <> wrote:

    > Catching up on posts for the last few days, I was sad to learn about
    > Murder One closing. When I lived in Brussels, I often visited London
    > on business and for pleasure and always tried to get by Murder One.
    > It introduced me to many writers and I'm sorry to see it go.
    > Specialty bookstores are having a tough time as are all independents.
    > I used to visit the mystery store near DuPont Circle in Washington,
    > DC all the time as well as The Moonstone, which had some crime fiction
    > but leaned more toward science fiction. Now both are gone and
    > Washington is a city of readers. Baltimore's mystery bookstore is
    > hanging in there but I don't get to the city often enough to visit. I
    > do get by The Mystery Store in an Indianapolis suburb when I'm
    > visiting my daughter there. They steadily work their regular customer
    > list via the Internet and also seem to do a brisk mail order business.
    > Richard Moore
    > --- In <> ,
    > "ssshapir" <ssshapir@...> wrote:
    >> >
    >> > Murder One the iconic Charing Cross Road bookstore run by Maxim
    >> > Jakubowski is to close at the end of January.
    >> >
    >> > See here for more info:
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > closing-crime
    >> >
    >> > Sean Shapiro
    >> >

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