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    Review: Public typewriters and indy bookstores

    “Maybe one day we will write enough books  and read enough words  to understand each other.  I hope.”  ~Notes from a Public Typewriter,  Edited by Michale Gustafson and Oliver Uberti My vintage Royal / Cindy La Ferle __________ Please visit the home page for additional content.   Parts of this blog don’t appear on digital devices.  My son has a knack for buying perfect gifts. During a recent visit to Ann Arbor, Nate surprised me with a copy of Notes from a Public Typewriter, a delightful compilation of messages composed on the public typewriter at Literati Bookstore.  Since 2013, customers at the indy bookstore in Ann Arbor have been sharing their hopes and dreams…