Richard Price

“Scott Spencer’s newest novel, A Ship Made of Paper” –March 23, 2003

Many people who own what they call a library or a book collection (no numerical threshold required) probably have a few books on their shelves or in the piles by their bed—or wherever, that stare out forlornly, unrequited, waiting to be picked up, waiting to be read. How does this happen? Who can say, but …

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“Selling books on the web wasn’t why she opened a book store.” –January 19, 2003

The good news is that one less of a precious endangered species, Avenue Victor Hugo bookstore, is not going the way of the dodo. The Johnson Paint Store, a little further up the avenue (Newbury Street), another neighborhood institution, will be renting out its commodious second floor to Vince McCaffrey, thereby providing life support to …

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