Powell’s Must Be Heaven…

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October 31, 2012 by chriszumtobel

A rainy day (of course) in my favorite city at the world’s greatest bookstore.  It doesn’t get much better.

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Autumn is the best time of year, it’s totally book weather, whether it be book buying, book writing, or book reading.  And I was lucky enough to have a couple of hours to spend at Powell’s in Portland today (don’t even think about going without at least a couple of hours).

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I hit the jackpot too, three great used books (with awesome covers), that I have been meaning to read, for only 15 bucks!  I got my first Bukowski, my first Nietzsche, and another Vonnegut.

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And now I’m on the train, the perfect reading location… doesn’t get much better than this…

Only question now is which book to read first?

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3 thoughts on “Powell’s Must Be Heaven…

  1. tycheent says:

    If you can stand Nietzsche, try “Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None”. It’s deep, and convoluted (as most philosophers seem to be). But it does progress a bit better than some of his other stuff. You might also like Kierkegaard, though that’s really tough slogging through.

  2. bellejarblog says:

    Autumn is definitely great book weather! The other day my husband and I were discussing whether or not it is also tea weather or scotch weather. I say tea, he says scotch. Maybe both?

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