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Girl with Yellow Rose, Marjorie Strider; vintage tableware; Village Braider; The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss, first edition first printing Maybe you're one of those people who, no matter where you find yourself, has to stop into any used bookstore you see. Or, maybe you can't pass a shop with mid-century furniture or vintage jewelry. After all, what if there's a first edition of Sister Carrie hiding in a stack, just waiting to be discovered? What if there's an amazing lamp or rare Heywood...
Along with a very recent Sia haircut, Lena Dunham has debuted a hefty excerpt from her forthcoming memoir in this week's New Yorker called "Difficult Girl," in which she recounts having to go to child therapy, college friendship, being both prohibitively anxious and sex-obsessed, and the fact that she once had really amazing screen name. Not That Kind of Girl won't hit shelves until September 30, but here are a few choice excerpts to hold you over 'til then: The...
In case you missed it, we Brooklynites should be proud to have the Brooklyn Public Library around. It's a great local resource—especially when we return books there. And now to add to everything that already makes our library system amazing (i.e. its pie shop), there is a very new, very amazing recommendation system available on the Brooklyn Public Library's website. Via Brokelyn: Last week, the BPL launched Bklyn BookMatch, a totally free book recommendation form that allows...
The popularity of Warby Parker, the $95-a-pair eyewear retailer and B corporation founded by four guys from Wharton Business School, can be attributed as much to its affordability and social mission as to its aesthetics—bold, plastic frame designs, most named after famous writers or literary characters; young, attractive sales staff; and walls stacked high with books. Perhaps this air of urbane cool owes to the fact that Warby Parker is as popular for its...

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