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BY ALFONSO MANGUBAT I remember watching You’ve Got Mail 10 years ago and the thing that really piqued my interest more than the romance of the film was Kathleen Kelly’s tiny “shop around the corner” bookshop. You see, when I started the habit of reading, bookstores became my...

BY KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ There is a force that sets my feet walking toward secondhand bookstores, especially BOOKSALE and other independent shops where the owners somehow became my friends. I love the feel of preloved books—their cracked spines, the yellowed pages and that wonderful old-book smell that sets...

BY KB MENIADO I was in Tokyo last month and one of the places I loved visiting the most was this bookstore! I think you'll know why. [caption id="attachment_2914" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] At Aqua City in Odaiba[/caption] The Rurouni Kenshin films were in cinemas back then so it was imperative...