Now & Then Books - WikipediaEnter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. You can use letters:a-z,A-Z and numbers Pettigrew opened the shop in June at 36 Ontario St. Back then there were five cinemas in the core and access to the internet was restricted to a handful of American academics, government officials and military leaders. Big box stores were just emerging on the retail landscape. Through all of those changes, the used-book trade remained a fixture of downtown retail. The much touted threats from huge web-based companies and enormous bookstores at suburban power centres failed to derail the business.
Founded by Harry Kremer and Bill Johnson, it was one of the earliest comic shops to operate in North America, and employed Dave Sim before he began his comic book series Cerebus. George Henderson's Memory Lane, the country's first comic shop, opened in Toronto in Kremer soon took over complete ownership of the store. Now and Then Times was a newsletter published by the store beginning in Its first issue had work by Dave Sim , who later worked at the store —,  before he began his comic book series Cerebus. Sim said of the store, "It was the first and only place in Kitchener that I ever felt truly comfortable before or since".
Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. You can use letters:a-z,A-Z and numbers Poag, who makes his living buying and selling used books, and his partner, Rosemary Tate, opened A Second Look Books in in what was then called the Eaton's building at King and Ontario streets in downtown Kitchener. After nine years there, the store moved to 54 Queen St. Five years ago, it moved around the corner to its current location at 31 King St.
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Dave It might have been nice to mention that Harry's middle name was actually Victor same as you, as I recall. I remember when this tribute came out and all I could think was that you mixed up Harry with one of the shadow's operatives: Harry Vincent. Might be a good time to set the record straight. Post a Comment. Tuesday, 5 June Harry Kremer. It was all Harry could afford.
Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. You can use letters:a-z,A-Z and numbers The business opened just after the Second World War and is still thriving 20 years after the rise of the world wide web. For nearly all his adult life, Hunter has sold used books, and he jumped at the chance last month to buy the shop, where he has worked for nearly 20 years. Story continues below. Burroughs, Aldous Huxley, Philip K.
Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. You can use letters:a-z,A-Z and numbers A few years after opening Old Goat Books in March , Loubert realized he had to get a catalogue of his stock linked to the Advanced Book Exchange — or ABEBooks — one of the world's biggest online marketplaces for books. When he did not have to attend to customers in his square-foot shop, Loubert sat at his computer creating a digital showcase for his store. For every book, Loubert entered the title, author, publisher, year of publication, where it was published, number of pages, condition, weight and a short description. The weight is included so customers can quickly determine shipping costs.