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On the Web Wed Jul 07 2010

Borders is for Wusses

"No, they didn't serve coffee. Who the hell needed it?" In this video on the Chicago Underground Library's blog, one Chicagoan who stopped at the CUL's Printer's Row 2010 tent recalls her favorite bookstore, now closed: the Stars Our Destination, lined wall-to-wall with science-fiction and mystery books.

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y a j / July 12, 2010 10:47 AM

I miss Stars and Alice too!

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