Book stores (Re: Perl books (for ladies)
cos at indeterminate.net
Thu May 3 23:21:27 BST 2007
On Thu, 3 May 2007, John Costello wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2007, Nic Gibson wrote:
> > > John
> > >  Seattle has a better array of bookstores, for one.
> > Portland has Powells.
> Powells is a chain of bookstores. The difference between Portland and
> Seattle bookstores is like the difference between the Cathedral (Portland)
> and the Bazaar (Seattle). In Portland, there is Powells, and not much (or
> anything) else by way of independent bookstores.
I suppose my comment above misses an important point, though. A cathedral
is easier for tourists to appreciate and navigate than a bazaar. Powells
is much friendlier than the odd tangle of bookstores in Seattle. Eliot
Bay Books is the nicest independent store in town, but is quite small
compared to Powells.
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