Book Barning at Phoenix

December 4, 2011 at 1:47 pm Leave a comment

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"A house without books is like a room without windows." Horace Mann

Take a massive barn and fill it floor to ceiling with room after room of books. Add a curmudgeon at the register, a bee hive located somewhere deep inside, and you have a visit to Phoenix Books.

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"Beware the man of one book." Issac D'Israeli - Curiosities of Literature

With no website, no advertising, a location in Freeville, you might wonder HOW this place continues to exist, but Phoenix is well-known by book lovers all over.

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"Outside of a dog a book is man's best friend; inside of a dog it is too dark to read." Groucho Marx

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"A book is the only immortality." Rufus Choate

I found a great section on music, with several books on jazz history for my Jazz Studies son. I also found several of the original Dick and Jane Readers.

“See Spot. See Spot run. Run Spot, run!”

For more information about bookstores and book sales in the Finger Lakes.

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"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of physical evidence we have that people are still thinking." Jerry Seinfeld

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"The Bookshop has a thousand books, All colors, hues and tinges, And every cover is a door That turns on magic hinges." Nancy Byrd Turner - The Bookshop

1608 Dryden Road
Freeville, NY 13068
607-347-4767
Hours: Mon-Sun. 10am-6pm.

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"If you would understand your own age, read the works of fiction produced in it. People in disguise speak freely." Arthur Helps

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