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August 07, 2008

Where books go to die


A book town is a small rural town or village in which second-hand and antiquarian bookshops are concentrated. Most Book Towns have developed in villages of historic interest or of scenic beauty.

(From Bookride. Via Uncertain Times)

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Nixon was better than LBJ.

Posted by: Frank at Aug 7, 2008 7:19:13 AM

Re: fiscal conservative. There are two things that made this cartoon seem true. First, congress has more to do with spending than the president and Clinton was the only one of those guys who had a republican congress during a significant part of his term. Second, Clinton benefited greatly from the so called 'peace dividend', the budget savings generated by the downsizing of the military and base closings associated with the end of the cold war.

It is a clever cartoon but, in my opinion, misleading.

Posted by: Frank at Aug 7, 2008 7:26:53 AM

That is very interesting. It seems that newer libraries don't want old books in their new facility so they have to send them away somewhere.

Posted by: st george townhomes at Aug 7, 2008 11:11:09 AM

Is this where they keep the philosophers now?

Posted by: scott at Aug 15, 2008 8:10:02 PM