Founded in 1961 in Des Moines, The Planned Parenthood Book Sale is a melee of collectors, common readers, and book scouts who jostle between church-supper tables to compete for obscure Mrs. Oliphants and omnibus editions of Bess Streeter Aldrich. But there has been a shift from old books to newish best-sellers. Is it worth attending for a reader like me?
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