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Sure, they have a great politics and labor studies section, but I can't say enough great things about their science fiction and mystery sections. I guess that shows where MY tastes lie. Whenever I need a great fiction read, I head for Walden Pond. They must buy and sell an awful lot of used fiction because their used shelves constantly have books that weren't there the last time I checked. And I'm there every weekend.
They also seem to always have the exact NEW book I had just read about in the NY Times or the Chronicle. And when I've asked for a suggestion, I've been steered towards some of the most wonderful reads that I'd never heard about before. The people who work here LOVE books - and they know their books. THAT's what gets a book store 5 stars!
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