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Of Charles Sumner, David Donald, and Used Bookstores

The serendipity of the used bookstore — its ability to provide unexpected pleasures — is gaining attention recently.  Even the Washington Post (owned by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos) has noticed.   I offer Exhibit A in support. Last month, at the recently-expanded Rockville store of the Friends of the Library of Montgomery County, I snapped up…

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