Also about frogmen and human torpedoes.

National leaders, Generals and Admirals, aces and heroes, and brilliant scientists.

The ultimate aggressor and the ultimate evil.

Somehow we became one of the largest independent bookstores in the world still standing. We continue to be amazed at how we got here. It’s ALL thanks to people like you who want to keep actual books and records existing in the world. Join the cause — visit us soon!

- the following essays answer these questions, and provide many concrete examples from World War 2.

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The Last Bookstore is glorious, Borgesian, mad in the best possible way. Ask your publisher to get you a signing there. Absolute must. —, author of Neuromancer

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Like most of us, Hippolyta decides,"If they're all telling the same story, there may be something to it."Philostrate: Master of ceremonies for Theseus.

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Don't focus on story in "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

If you have more than 500 items (20 boxes), please a Home Visit. Include with your email at least 10 photos representative of your collection, with 10-15 clearly legible spines in each photo. And a phone number.

It'sabout ideas and emotion rather than plot.

How it works: Bring your items in to our Buy counter from the Spring St. back entrance. First come, first serve, but you’ll rarely wait more than 20 minutes.

Egeus brings his daughter Hermia to court.

If bringing your items in, it’s best to park near and enter through the 453 S Spring St entrance. If you come in the 5th St entrance with items to sell, the guard will ask you to go outside and around to the Sellers entrance on Spring St. We have a hand-truck you can borrow. An ID is required to sell items. It’s first come-first serve but wait times are rarely more than 20 minutes.

Demetrius has seduced and abandoned Helena, Hermia'sfriend.

We buy more books than anyone else in southern CA! We don’t buy everything and are quite selective but will consider all good books and records in . We buy based on our inventory needs, which can change day to day.

Oberon sends Puck to find a magic flower.

There is a Metro Red/Purple Line stop 2 blocks from us: the Pershing Square station. Exit the station on the Pershing Square side, and walk 2 blocks east on 5th St. (cross Broadway) to the corner of 5th & Spring. We’re located on the northwest corner (across from the Alexandria Hotel & Buzz, respectively).

Helena sees Lysander, thinks he may be hurt, and wakes him.

With an adaptable audience area of 6000 sq. ft., we offer a full-service venue for any variety of event — literary, musical, theatrical, etc. We book events by nationally known names that have natural draws of 50-500 people. We schedule events at least 2 months in advance. Submit your proposal below! Please note that due to volume we cannot respond to all submissions, calls, or emails.