Tag: bookstores

Apr 01

A Tale of 3 Bookstores in Seoul: YPBooks

A Tale of 3 Bookstores in Seoul: Part Two YPBooks 영풍문고 종로본점 South Korea, Seoul, Jongno-gu, Seorin-dong, 33 Traveling to Seoul, South Korea was an amazing experience. The people are polite and courteous. The various places that I traveled in South Korea, including Seoul, were pristine. ‘Clean streets’ does not begin to describe how well …

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Mar 18

Do You (Still) Read Books?

When is the last time you read a book? My answer to that question is: late February.  But my real answer should be: I don’t read enough.  And that’s a sad thing for a writer. I talk a lot about the way we wrote as kids, just for the fun of it, no expectations, just …

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Mar 03

A Tale of 3 Bookstores in Seoul, Part I: Bandi Luni’s

In the course of my travels I’ve had the pleasure of visiting some special bookstores in the United States. So it’s an amazing experience to visit some in other parts of the world. While in Seoul, South Korea, there was an opportunity to visit three bookstores in one day. That’s quite a feat for an …

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Feb 06

For Love of Books

“When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.” –Erasmus I don’t know when my love of books began, but I do know it hasn’t ended. Hence, I chose the moniker, Book Lover. It is difficult for me to walk past a bookstore without entering …

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Dec 03

Joe’s Place

I’m sometimes asked what do I most enjoy about visiting bookstores. My first thought is the excitement of possibly finding a book that I’ve been searching for or a book that I’d not realized that I was searching for. Usually it’s one signed by the author or an older paperback that can only be found …

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