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    The xx – I See You

    The xx – I See You

    The xx return with an album that recaptures their light. ‘I See You’ combines familiar elements associated with their sound and aesthetic with festival friendly hooks without losing substance. A very “of the moment ” pop record with ambitious musical experimentation that The xx willingly imposed upon themselves. Moving out of their comfort zone has reinvigorated their sound. The have crafted a dance record for all the “wallflowers” to enjoy. The usher in our album of the month series for 2017.

    Reading Quirks

    Reading Quirks (13-16)

    Reading Quirks (13-16)

    This is a comic series about all those weird things we readers do.
    Script by The Wild Detectives
    Illustrations by (the uncanny) Laura Pacheco
    December ’16

    Own Horn

    The ‘Bestest’ of 2016

    The ‘Bestest’ of 2016

    The very best of 2016 according to The Wild Detectives’ family.

    Talk to a stranger

    Talk to a stranger

    Great things start with two people talking.

    Buy a Book. Get a Drink.

    Buy a Book. Get a Drink.

    While the small size of our humble shop limits the number of books we can have in stock, there is no limitation to the number or kind of books we offer through this ordering service.

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    Do you think that Hemingway, Faulkner or Kerouac became Hemingway, Faulkner and Kerouac had they just sat behind their typewriters?

    314 W Eighth St. Oak Cliff.
    Dallas, TX 75208. T: 214-942-0108