Re: NFR - Bookpool

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Bookpool was in Martha's Vineyard, right? I'm surprised they closed.
They don't seem to publish their address, at least not for people like
me, so I was not able to visit them during a trip to Martha's Vineyard
last Thanksgiving. I used to buy from them, they were always completely
reliable and they did have pretty good prices. I've been worrying about
Borders books too.

Bob Cochran

Steven F. LeBrun wrote:
> [email protected] wrote:
>> Folks,
>> This is Not Fedora Related, just Linux book related.  Earlier this week,
>> I was attempting to buy a book on Bookpool and it seems to be gone.  The
>> site was there last week, but comes up with a Network Solutions generic
>> message.  Did I miss the memo?  Did they go belly up?
>> thanks,
>> Michael
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> I am afraid it is so.  I was at the Bookpool warehouse a week or two
> ago and they were in the process of closing down.  They were selling
> their [empty] metal shelves even as I was shopping.  I was able to
> talk to the owner and it is unclear whether the closure is permanent
> or temporary.  The owner did not know whether would stays
> closed, reopens or opens in a new form and how long it would take to
> make that decision.
> The number of shelves still containing books was about half of what
> they were a year ago.  I am surprised that they had to shut their
> "doors" so soon.  I am assuming that they are closed based on the
> website,, current state.  The webpage that is
> currently showing up at does state "coming soon" so
> hopefully, the closure is temporary.
> -- 
>   Steven F. LeBrun
> Quote: /"The objection to fairy stories is that they tell children
> there are dragons. But children have always known there are dragons.
> Fairy stories tell children that dragons can be killed."/
>      -- G.K. Chesterton

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