A lucky combination of rush hour and location literally drove my daughter and I to decide to wait out the traffic, even if we just parked somewhere and talked, just as we passed Gene De Chene Bookseller. As we even found street parking around the corner, it must have been meant to be. This treasure in West LA is easy to find, for I returned with my husband a few weeks later, to find a second wonderful experience there, and recognition, too!
If you live from Santa Monica to Pasadena, Malibu to Long Beach, and are a usedbookaholic, with a penchant toward peace and social justice activism, go there. Say hi to Samantha and her mother.
Google the name to find out the story behind the name, and the owner.
Creativity before consumerism- a bumpersticker I got there