Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: nuts to the feel of a real book

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 21 Dec 2009

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    I picked up several R-A-type books at a good second-hand bookstore in Adams Morgan last year after the Baltimore Bouchercon. Cheaper than they would be in Montreal, too, if you could even find them here.


    On 20/12/2009 10:08 PM, Mark Sullivan wrote:
    > I wasn't correcting you, Anthony, just giving a more specifc location. As you note, the entire neighborhood is called Dupont Circle.
    > And while those three are indeed left, there used to be a whole lot more independent bookstores, from the mystery bookstore you mentioned to Chapters, Olsson's, Common Concerns (was that the name of the political bookstore just south of Dupont Circle?), the bookstore near the Library of Congress recently closed, a used paperback store just off Wisconsin above Georgetown is long gone (just short of the old WOL studios), Atticus Books on U St, Second Story in Bethesda (is the Dupont Circle location still open, haven't been down there in a while, maybe not since all of the nearby movie theaters closed, not that their screens were much bigger than my new TV's), etc.
    > I don't go into DC as much as I used to. Is the used bookstore on the main drag in Adams Morgan still open? And there's one near Eastern Market, too.

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