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Readers Digest

Book Trader Cafe

If you think about it, books and sandwiches have a lot in common. The outside packaging may be attractive, but it’s the filling that matters.

Dave Duda understands that you shouldn’t judge either a novel…

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Creature Features

Photographed by Mathew Duman

Yale has gaggles of gargoyles, on 34 buildings, in hundreds of styles, peering over doorways, crouched on windowsills, jumping out of unexpected places, whimsically yet macabrely giving earthly…

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Vocal Locals

Frank Sinatra and Tony Consiglio; Michael Bolton with Blackjack

These are the tales of two crooners. One hailed from Hoboken, New Jersey, and picked up a close pal in New Haven along the way to becoming one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. The other is …

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Hard Covers and Sliced Bread

The Book Trader Café

If you think about it, books and sandwiches have a lot in common. The outside packaging may be attractive, but it’s the filling that matters.

Dave Duda understands that you shouldn’t judge either a novel or a foodstuff by its …

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By The Book

Stetson Branch Library

The Stetson Branch Library is in the unlikeliest of spots, tucked into an otherwise drab strip mall on Dixwell Avenue between Foote and Admiral Streets. But there it is, against all odds—punctuated by a bright splash of a mural spelling …

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Never Ending’s Story

Never Ending Books

A lot of people wonder what goes on behind the doors of Never Ending Books’ mysterious storefront at 810 State Street (near Pearl).

Roger Uihlein doesn’t mind you wondering. He keeps to himself a lot (though that hasn’t stopped him …

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A Little Sunlight Reading

Edgewood Park

Despite the occasional frosty dip in the temperatures these past few weeks, Spring has assuredly sprung. New Haveners are strolling about the city parks again. Jogging. Bounding. Playing fetch with their pets.

They’re also finding nice comfortable spots on benches …

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A Library Renewal (No Late Fees)

Will Baker at the Institute Library

“It’s time for Phase Two,” says Will Baker of his transformative work at the Institute Library on Chapel Street.

Phase One began when Baker was named to the new position of Executive Director of the 186-year-old lending library. The Institute …

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Last Days to Check Out Artspace’s Library Science

Library Science at Artspace

Artspace’s outstanding postmodern hyper-literary multi-media Library Science exhibit  is rapidly approaching its due date…

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