Gernsback Publishing closing

From: Bryan Pope <>
Date: Tue Apr 1 12:32:00 2003

And thusly Zane H. Healy spake:
> >P.S. The place I have found with the *most* selection of magazines is the
> >World's Biggest Bookstore in downtown Toronto.
> If some place can beat Powells Books, then how big are they? Powells Books
> takes up an entire city block, is multi-story for a good chunk of that
> block. They don't even stock technical books in the main store, for that
> you've got to go a couple blocks away and the Technical Bookstore is has
> more books than most normal bookstores! Plus they've got so many books
> that they had to open another LARGE store about 20 minutes away, and then
> finally get at least one warehouse. They've been one of Amazon's major
> suppliers from Amazon's start.

When it originally came into being, there were no other book stores (that I
knew of) like it. Nowadays the Chapters and B&N's are about the same size.


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