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Special Circumstances -- Update 1

The Curious Book Shop

This is an update. If you'd like, you can still see our original page with COVID-19 information.

As this difficult time goes on, the situation and our understanding of it change, and then other things change. At this point, we don't know when the shops will reopen, although a certain amount of work continues behind the scenes.

We are still taking online orders and shipping packages. There have been some minor delays, but nothing newsworthy so far. As things go on, delays may become longer due to factors beyond our control, but that's the new normal, at least for now.

Our goals remain the same: Stay in business, sell books, engage the community. You can follow along with us by checking our Facebook page.

We've started a GoFundMe event to help keep the rent and payroll covered, and the response has been heartwarming. Working here, you constantly hear customers talk about the first time they came in. Our current manager first had the shop recommended to him when he was living 725 miles away. We'll never be as famous as The Strand, Powell's, or Shakespeare & Co, but we've always depended on the support of our fans. And we hope to keep supporting all of you right back.

In the meantime, stay safe, stay calm, stay kind, and stay at least six feet apart when you can.

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Please note: The AbeBooks search function is a little odd. If you do a second search from the search results page, it will search the general seller population, not just us! If you want to do a second search of our inventory, you have to go back to the search page you started from. When viewing an item, if we're not the seller listed, that's not our item, and probably we don't have it.