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Helene Hanff

“I do love secondhand books that open to the page some previous owner read oftenest. The day Hazlitt came he opened to "I hate to read new books," and I hollered "Comrade!" to whoever owned it before me.”

Helene Hanff, 84, Charing Cross Road
tags: book-lovers
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84, Charing Cross Road 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
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