No, Amazon's new headquarters doesn't feature a brick-and-mortar store: SLU bookstore Inner Chapters is celebrating their 2nd anniversary with a sale. Every book is 50% off from now through July 31st.

I stopped by on Saturday and picked up a Thomas Disch sci-fi novel, a Donald Westlake mystery, and When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson by Gene Smith. All three books cost me less than five bucks. They have an impressive collection of McSweeney's back issues, too.

What I wrote about Inner Chapters back when it opened still holds true today: They've made the most of a weird space (it used to be a huge hair salon) by accentuating the skylights and adding lots of comfy seats to make the bookstore a great space for browsing. You should stop by this week and check it out.