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Take a virtual tour of Canada’s biggest used bookstore

Meet Jordan and Andrea, the husband and wife team who run Canada’s largest used bookstore in Victoria, BC (which also happens to be home to AbeBooks HQ).  Locals and tourists alike flock to Russell Books on Fort St. to spend hours (and hours) roaming aisles that span three floors, each worth a thorough browse. Take […]

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Bastards with bookshops

Our friends at Bookride – a most excellent blog – have some interesting tales from the secondhand booktrade. I love this comment….. I used to work at a used book store. One day a group of bus tourists came in, each one asking if I could do any better on the price. When the last […]

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