The Love For The Unusual

the accidental sufi

Everyday I read about bookstores closing down all over the world. Some iconic ones. Some not so iconic ( but so much a part of the town/city that just no longer being there would take away that ‘particularness’ of the place). Online book stores and e-books are credited for this state of affairs.Endless posts/discussions/articles  about bookstores and p-books do the rounds daily.Majority tend to romanticize the bookstore and the feeling of being in one, which includes associated book nerdism traits like the smell of a book, the feel of paper etc. A much less percentage talk about the advantages or pleasures of e- books and ordering your book fix online.I ‘d much rather go to a bookstore, and still do, to buy a book. Although, the huge discounts offered by online bookstores have tempted me many a times to listen to my brain and not my heart.

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The Love For The Unusual

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