The Bookstore Lady BlogMusings and books.
Dear Main Street Books Friends and Family, I'm writing you today with sad news: the owner of the bookstore, John Fernyak, has decided it's time to close Main Street Books' doors permanently. Our last day will be Saturday, September 26. As the manager for over nine...
Historically, I’ve been something of a Grinch about Christmas. This is not to say that I actively try to deny people the holiday — no ornaments up my sleeves, no roast beast in my bag — but I have been known to, passive aggressively, make the holiday a miserable experience for those around me.
It is with great sorrow that I must relay news of the death of one of the bookstore’s most loyal customers.
I wanted Stuff as much as any other kid, but this feeling — deep and yet ephemeral — felt more important and bigger and much more adult than opening up that remote controlled truck I wanted so badly.
It is fitting then, that on the anniversary of the day my brief tenure in New York began to collapse, I am featured in a short film about my hometown’s downtown revival.
I wouldn’t call this a true review, just some thoughts and reflections I’ve been mulling over in the weeks since I read the advanced reading copy that came to me at the bookstore.
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