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DoodleJump!

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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2009, 01:25:25 PM »
*drool runs down chin*

Wouldn't it be awesome to organize a bookstore-road-trip? Some of these are in Europe, so there would be a little more in-depth traveling involved. Hm, adding that to my "Things to Do Today" list.
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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2009, 02:04:52 PM »
g-stampgirl whats the origin of your username?

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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2009, 10:44:47 PM »
I saw this library porn site someplace else, and while some of these places are pretty ridiculously ornate and maybe overdecorated by the standards of modern design, I gotta say, it was good for me.

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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2009, 11:35:50 PM »
g-stampgirl whats the origin of your username?

:) I joined the forum shortly after my very first call, and since Tom made mention [in that call] of "green stamps" in GA, I thought "g-stampgirl" fit. I think it is kinda cheesy now, but it has served the purpose well.
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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2009, 10:49:38 AM »


I am pretty in love with the bookstore in Montclair, NJ.  I think it ranks right up there.  I could not find any pictures online of the interior, but it is narrow and infinitely deep, with tall rows of rickety wooden shelves, new and second-hand books, and very friendly, helpful employees. 

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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2009, 12:23:59 PM »
I like that bookstore, too. For the most part I prefer used bookstores with unending piles of random weirdness to even the best new bookstores. One exception I might make is the Rizzoli store in manhattan, which is piles of new weirdness.

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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2009, 05:06:46 PM »
There is some kind of punk rock librarian porn out there, though, right?

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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2009, 05:12:57 PM »
The Book Loft in Columbus, OH is cool. Sorry for the poor photo quality but these were all I could find:



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Re: Bookstore porn (figurative)
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2009, 06:13:00 PM »
Jon: I also love the Montclair Book Center, and worked there in 1990 -- it's where I first discovered WFMU, as well as a lot of other awesome and now-kinda-cheesy 80s/90s underground stuff.

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Yes, it's an incredibly awesome bookstore, yes, I'm bragging, and no, no one outside of this thread would or should give a shit.  But I will give you an invite if you PM me (and I actually know you -- sorry, Spike). Maybe I'll even accompany you.


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