[Chicago] Good Tech Bookstores in Chicagoland?
hsu.feihong at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 8 22:01:25 CET 2008
Crap. I guess it changed a lot since I've last been there.
--- Phil Robare <verisimilidude at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although it is still good, and given the poor competition one of
> best, the book department at MicroCenter on Elston has been
> reconfigured and diminished. About 6 months ago half the bookstore
> was taken over and made into the game console section. At the same
> time the range of books was cut way back. I always had problems
> them in that there seemed to be few staff that cared about the
> books -
> they were often hard to find and no one seemed to weed out the out
> date stuff. A book on Java 1.4 might be found on one aisle and on
> next aisle a book on the latest and greatest of some new Java
> Now they seem to stock more of the 'latest version of X' type
> and a lot less of the theoretical and engineering books that they
> to stock. There is another one out in the Oak Brook / Downers
> area (Westmont actually) but I haven't been out there in over 2
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