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23 Sep 2011

47th Annual Big Book Sale

At last year’s ABBS (Annual Big Book Sale, put on by the San Francisco Public Library), I was able snag a copy of Henry Miller’s “Tropic of Cancer,” whose scarlet cover and infamously graphic sex scenes both warranted me countless raised eyebrows on the bus. It’s a great book. But

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19 Sep 2010

46th Annual Big Book Sale

Back when I was a productive member of society, my company volunteered at the Annual Big Book Sale run by the Friends of the San Francisco Library. All the details are pretty hazy right now, but I remember being bossed around by some snippy senior citizens and lugging tons upon

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