Renaissance Book Shop Profiled

The Riverside Press Enterprise has published a profile of the Renaissance Book Shop, the largest independent bookstore in Riverside, California.

‘Renaissance has carved a niche peddling books on history, science fiction, science, philosophy and foreign policy. “These are books for people willing to part with good money to learn things,” he said. That could be anything from “Forgotten Fatherland: The True Story of Nietzsche’s Sister and Her Lost Aryan Colony” to “The Rosa Luxemburg Contraceptives Cooperative: A Primer on Communist Civilization.” ‘

‘Dave Berndt, 67, a retired engineer and bibliophile, has been a Renaissance customer for 25 years. “There is nothing like this store in Orange and San Diego counties,” he declared, heading for the front counter, laden with a stack of science fiction.’

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