I Haven’t Been Getting With the Staycation Program

I keep working. I can’t help myself. I’VE BEEN PROGRAMMED BY THE MAN. Actually, I think I just need to catch up with a lot of things I haven’t been able to get to, and then I can feel like I can take a vacation. Then I can relax.

But I should go out and just walk around, get reacquainted with my neighborhood. Every time I go out there I see a store I’ve never seen before. Like Marc Jacobs, who has a store on every block, has opened yet another freaking store and this time he’s opened a freaking bookstore where another bookstore used to be!! Completely insane. I’m pretty sure he’s using the shelves that were already there from the previous owner.

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Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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3 thoughts on “I Haven’t Been Getting With the Staycation Program

  1. Oh lordy lordy, that was the Biography Bookshop! Their successors are on Bleecker St, or West 4th, I can’t remember, so at least they weren’t utterly driven out of the neighborhood. But yes, Mr. Jacobs is using their bookshelves. Pretty nervy. But not their remainder tables, I bet!

    Stacy, I admire your drive; being terminated has convinced me that I was meant to be an invertebrate in the afterlife.

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