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News Mon Jan 22 2007

Report from the Chicago Bargain Books Expo

"This is the biggest and most important exhibit in the world for bargain books." Who knew? In the Sunday Sun-Times, Cheryl Reed goes behind the scenes at the Chicago International Remainder and Overstock Book Exposition, where booksellers from around the world meet to buy and sell used books. Sadly, the expo is not open to the public. [via]

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