[LMB] OT: moving

markus baur baur at chello.at
Sun Jun 20 17:53:51 BST 2021


"we burned a bookshop - that was fun .. it was called Uncle Hugo's .. 
that was quite a bonfire"

"Uncle .. oh, my .. run!"

"why?"

"that was the favorite book store of John Wwick and Eric Oppen - and 
when, not if one of the catches you, better pray its John Wick"

servus

markus


On 20.06.2021 18:36, Eric Oppen wrote:
> You were sickened; I was enraged.  I hadn't been able to make it up there
> for quite some time, but knowing it was there was always nice.  Uncle
> Hugo's/Edgar's was one of my regular stops on a trip to the Cities, along
> with dinner at Khan's Mongolian BBQ.
> 
> Even Abbie Hoffman knew better: "Random violence produces random political
> results.  Why waste even a rock?"  --from *Steal This Book*
> 
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2021 at 3:32 AM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> It sickened me to hear Uncle Hugo's was burned down. Destroying books is a
>> sin regardless of what people are protesting against.
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 19, 2021, 9:35 PM David Bowen <dmb0317 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>>
>>>> After 28 years in the Minneapolis area, I moved to Arizona just over a
>>>> year ago. Before the move I went through my library and took the books
>>> I'd
>>>> read but didn't expect to reread in to Uncle Hugo's. Don said my hit
>> rate
>>>> was better than usual and my twenty-some sacks of books turned into
>> $700
>>> in
>>>> store credit. Then the fire hit the following week. The Pima County
>>> Library
>>>> has been my friend this past year.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Dave Bowen
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