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Lucy Kogler calls for a critical examination
of the role of Amazon.com in the book business.

An old friend toots our horn.

Little whirlpools.

Welcome to the Internet home
of Talking Leaves Books!

We are Buffalo, NY's oldest independent bookstore.

3158 Main Street (near UB Main St Campus) // 951 Elmwood Ave (near Bidwell)

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August 2014- We will soon be migrating to a new and improved website, one that includes e-commerce. Please stay tuned, and thanks for your patience during our transition.

This site was built and maintained for us for years by our dear friend Mike Cartmell-- brilliant teacher, writer, filmmaker, dreamer, doer, talker, cook, and so much more--who passed away unexpectedly earlier this year. Rest in peace, Mick/Mike--we miss you.


"Mystifications protect power,
mysteries protect the sacred."
John Berger


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