Tuesday, September 25

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bookmarked: Ooga Booga’s uninviting aura, stark aesthetic left something to be desired

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)



Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited Children's Book World for this week's edition of "Bookmarked." At the store, she recognized some childhood favorites such as “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Olivia.”  (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Bookmarked: Children’s Book World offers intrigue to young readers, nostalgia to old

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited Children's Book World for this week's edition of "Bookmarked." At the store, she recognized some childhood favorites such as “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Olivia.” (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited Children's Book World for this week's edition of "Bookmarked." At the store, she recognized some childhood favorites such as “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Olivia.”  (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)





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