[Ansteorra] OT: this is soooo cool
dontivar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 13:20:08 PST 2008
At 11:32 PM 1/16/2008, you wrote:
>When I worked for MCI in Pentagon City, a short walk took me to the
>Pentagon which had at that time (I assume it is still there) a
>shopping center underneath. It had a drug store, florist, a USGS
>store where you could get that map for that hike, but most
>importantly to me as a student of history, a bookstore.
>It's where i got my first John Keegan book, the latest Sharpe book
>from Bernard Cornwell, where I discovered Stephen Coonts. What it
>didn't have was a large selection of SciFi books which may explain
>why Sir Jean Paul was a bit lonely.
>What they did have in 1984 other than military related publications
>was a large collection of guide books to Nudist Resorts. I swear.
Pure guesswork here, but maybe the buyer for that bookstore was a
nudist, but didn't like SF?
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