Bookstores - Kansas City and Lawrence
t_krier at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 27 15:02:28 EDT 2006
Thanks. I didn't have time to go by Lasus but I did make it to Spivey's. I
only found one ML that I was looking for - A Short History of the US - but I
did find a few other books. Bloomsday was a disappointment. They're fairly
small and run mostly to modern fiction.
In Lawrence the Dusty Bookshelf was like Bloomsday just bigger. Vagabond
however was interesting. I didn't find any Modern Library but I did find a
2nd printing of Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test in Fine condition. This is a
book I've been looking for for a long time. Since I can'd afford the fisrt
this was an excellent alternative. Given time I'm sure there was more in
there just waiting to be found.
Thanks again for your help.
>From: "Henton,Aaron" <AARON.HENTON at cerner.com>
>Reply-To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>Subject: RE: Bookstores - Kansas City and Lawrence
>Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 09:31:01 -0500
>I haven't been to Spivey's in a while, but last time I was there they
>had probably the best ML selection in the city. Others in the area:
>Bloomsday Books - on 55th St. Used to be the best in the city, then
>they moved and severely downsized the square footage of the store. Now
>they're back near their original locale, though I haven't been back yet,
>so I don't know if they are back near their old capacity or not.
>Lasus Books - not much ML, mainly Sci-Fi and
>Half-Price Books - three locations, one in Westport near Spivey's. Yes,
>it's a chain, but they usually have a good ML selection. Other
>locations are 92nd & Metcalf and 119th & I-35 in Olathe.
>Lawrence: Dusty Bookshelf at 708 Massachusetts. Heavy in modern
>fiction, may not find any MLs, but a fine bookstore nonetheless.
>Vagabond Bookman, 1113 Massachusetts. Large inventory, barely
>categorized, lots of other "collectible" stuff. You could spend a lot
>of time in there browsing around - might be good ML finds. Seems like I
>bought a couple there.
>From: owner-modlib at algol.owu.edu [mailto:owner-modlib at algol.owu.edu] On
>Behalf Of thomas krier
>Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 8:32 AM
>To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>Subject: Bookstores - Kansas City and Lawrence
>I will be traveling through Kansas City and Lawrence in the next few
>I was hoping someone might have information on stores in the Kansas City
>area as well as Lawrence. I'm familiar with Spivey's but other then
>that I'm not sure what's there.
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