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When in Buffalo, I never miss this Store and their Hand-Curated Collection of Books

I was in Buffalo last week and once again visited Talking Leaves to spend a few hours looking over... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
JEwing4
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Atlanta, Georgia
Neat little local book shop!

Stopped in here the other Tuesday afternoon while a friend and I were wandering through town. A... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Brody C
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25 Sep 2016
“When in Buffalo, I never miss this Store and their Hand-Curated Collection of Books”
20 Aug 2016
“Neat little local book shop!”
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I was in Buffalo last week and once again visited Talking Leaves to spend a few hours looking over the books they have chosen to sell. I was not disappointed. I always find books I have never heard of but feel compelled to buy and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Stopped in here the other Tuesday afternoon while a friend and I were wandering through town. A pretty cool little shop. A little poorly organized and my friend had cat allergies which started acting up not long after we walked in... I would not have...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Went to the bookstore because of it being one of the oldest, etc... It reminded me of bookstores I used to go to in college, which was nice if you're looking for a nostalgic kind of experience..... The shop seems to have a particular political...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This wonderful shop has a second location that's bigger but each is great, stocked with good books, cards, magazines and chairs so you can sit and browse, knowledgeable owners who are readers and LOVE books, what could be better in the world. Buy at stores...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

A short walk from Inn to this quiet book store with a great selection and and added convenience a coffee shop attached to it

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

This bookstore on the main street is close to the subway station. It's quiet and special, with a taste of the 80s. There are new and used book section. You can find postcard and local publication there.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 26 September 2014

For someone like me, most bookstores are special (libraries, too!). I like Talking Leaves on Elmwood and its larger sister store on Main Street because they are small and locally-owned. They have postcards and other small gift items as well. I found the book selection...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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