As if the welcoming attitude of the staff weren't enough to persuade us that this is one store where it's cool just to while away the hours, the numerous places to sit in Book People's spacious new incarnation is a clarion call for lovers of all things literary to drop a load and just hang. There are benches, wingbacks, and recliners galore (in which we've noted more than one patron reading with eyes shut). There's even an area just for meditation. We know why these book people are so forgiving of lingerers: The longer one stays, the harder it is to leave without a book.
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