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Book People in the Time of COVID

Book People in the Time of COVID

The New York Times recently published an article: “Books Have Literally Saved My Sanity”: Readers Respond to Our Letter to the Literary Community.” This got me thinking. What use are the literary arts—and the people who think and talk about them—in a moment of crisis?

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Inner Moonlight Second Anniversary

Inner Moonlight Second Anniversary

Inner Moonlight, our monthly poetry series, celebrates its second anniversary with a virtual experience, 11 poets read their poems from their homes. Make sure you click on this link to watch all the performances on YouTube.

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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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100% Vetted Books

100% Vetted Books

Every single book in our space has been co-curated between us and our trusted circle of book lovers: the Dallas literary community and our friends around the globe –writers, readers, publishers or booksellers.

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

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