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Used bookstores struggle on in Broward


E-readers and the Internet are poised to put an end to places I've always loved - used bookstores. What do I look for at a used bookstore? I'll prowl the fiction and mystery stacks just to see if there's something I managed to miss when it first came out, say, an Ishiguro novel I've neglected, or maybe that one old George Pelecanos crime thriller I haven't read yet. 

Robin Benedick browsed some of the remaining used bookstores in Broward and found that the county has fewer than half a dozen secondhand bookstores and that their future is shaky at best. But they cater to loyal customers who aren't quite ready to mess around with a Kindle and don't want to wait in line at the library. Click here to read her story in Sunday's Neighbors section. 


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