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"Walking into the New York Antiquarian Book Fair in Manhattan's Armory, you get a sense of what suicide bombers must feel when they enter paradise and start in on those 72 virgins. For a bibliopsycho, like me, this was paradise at its most varied and delectable."

Tom Post about the New York Antiquarian Book Fair


"Walking into the New York Antiquarian Book Fair in Manhattan’s Armory, you get a sense of what suicide bombers must feel when they enter paradise and start in on those 72 virgins. For a bibliopsycho, like me, this was paradise at its most varied and delectable. By the time you pass through the offerings of 200 dealers you have a really special appreciation of those jihadists: You’re so exhausted, you never want to sample the wares again—for at least a few hours."

The whole article by Tom Post, Managing-Editor at Forbes, is published on Forbes.com


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