Some have bookstores in size of a whole block… some buy books from amazon. In Aleppo, there are only bookshops. You may not find the latest young-adult books but, they still remain the best place to get discounts, especially when they become familiar with you, every shop has its own personality, there is a good chance of finding first editions and rare books, and you feel like dealing with people of flesh and blood not companies.
I hope this will inspire you to support your local bookshop, or any local business.
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