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Area Man Returns Book After Discovering Wilde Gay, and Other News

June 27, 2013 | by

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  • The Tweet pictured above really speaks for itself.
  • And another one down: Chicago’s oldest used bookstore, the eccentric and beloved O’Gara and Wilson Antiquarian Booksellers, is closing its venerable Hyde Park location. But all is not lost: the shop is relocating to a more affordable location in Indiana.
  • Here are mashups of chick lit and Marvel comics, because we live in a world unrecognizable to our great-grandparents.
  • Speaking of! Subtle changes (degredation or evolution, you choose!) to the English language, happening as we speak.
  • The Atlantic asks: Must every new coming-of-age novel be “the next Catcher in the Rye?” (Yes.)
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    1. spell n copp | June 27, 2013 at 10:21 am

      degrAdation

    2. majjai | October 1, 2013 at 9:04 am

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