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San Francisco’s Demographic Shift

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“San Francisco’s Marcus Books has long been a gathering place for African-American authors such as Maya Angelou. But last year, manager Blanche Richardson faced the realization that the 50-year-old bookstore might have to close, the victim of a mix of demographics and economics. “To even have to contemplate closing this place, with all of its […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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The books blogs always like to talk about the future, but this week was like some sort of official book blog crystal ball week, what with this new decade they tell me we’re in now and everything. We’ve already linked to Richard Nash’s take on the next ten years, but the NBCC’s Critical Mass has lots […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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With the year winding down, the book blogs have been ablaze with your typical speculations about the best of this and that. But perhaps there are less obvious threads out there if we only knew where to look. . . The New York Times retraces the fictional haunts of Patricia Highsmith, our ‘most Freudian’ of […]

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