Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Guardian's Second Excellent Article on The Last Bookstore This Year


This morning the Guardian has yet another cool piece about our The Last Bookstore.  Here is the opening - 

The Last Bookstore: a literary treasure trove in downtown LA

Rianna Walcott

For a visiting student without a car, Los Angeles is a difficult city to make home. It’s vast, sprawling over almost 5,000 square miles, with an infamously poor public transport system. The Last Bookstore is tricky to reach – an hour’s journey from my apartment, but well worth the pilgrimage. While I treat all bookstores as sacred spaces, this spot in downtown LA is uniquely beautiful.
The Last Bookstore is California’s largest used and new book and record store, having opened in 2005 in a downtown loft. It has grown since then to 22,000 square feet, a softly lit labyrinthine collection of books and records, with space for literary, musical and theatrical events. 
And the rest of the article is  - here


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