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Visiting The Strand, a Famous New York Bookstore

As a book lover, I make it a point to pop into used bookstores during my travels and I’ve even blogged about another famous one (Powell’s in Portland, OR). Today, I would like to introduce you to the Strand Bookstore in the East Village neighborhood of New York City! The store is on 12th and

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Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon

There’s a place in Portland that, when mentioned, will light up even the most jaded person’s eyes. That place is Powell’s City of Books. What I mean when I introduce it this way is that, a lot of times, you go somewhere and the locals roll their eyes at your plans as “so touristy.” Or,

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