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WAM October 8-9 The Bookery

For committed book lovers, the big box stores just don’t cut it. Sure, they have all the Stephen Kings and the Harlequin romances and the Rachel Ray cookbooks.

But where do you reliably find Joel Thomas Hynes or Amanda Jernigan or Sara Tilley? The Bookery, on Signal Hill, that’s where. An independent bookstore stocking an idiosyncratic list of books. Book lover’s books.

Or at least that’s where you used to be able to find those odd titles.

Russell Floren, owner and operator of The Bookery, is about to call it quits. I visited him in the Bookery this week.

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