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Put to a higher use…

Bueno Aires’s Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, once a palatial movie theater

Nine more “Awesome Bookstores Repurposed from Unused Structures” here.

And then there’s…

Nassau Public Library in Nassau, Bahamas, once a colonial jail

Nine more “Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures” here.

And, closer to home…

Share Your Shelf: “You have bookshelves. People want to see them. That’s what happens here.”

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As we alphabetize, we might recall that it was on this date in 1996 that noted overachiever Stephen King, who has published 50 novels and almost 200 short stories, released not one, but two novels: Desperation, under his own name, and The Regulators, as Richard Bachman.  He found time that same year to appear on guitar with The Rock Bottom Remainders.

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Written by LW

September 24, 2012 at 1:01 am

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