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Book fiends display
diverse buvin habits
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By CHRIS CHRISTY
Ann Arbor and textbooks, the
two seem to go together like
peanut butter and jelly. How-
ever, unlike the two delicacies,
students in this town aren't ex-
actly welded to their course
"People don't want to read
gruesome books. They want to
get some enjoyment out of their,
reading," says Robert Foster,
manager of Ulrich's. Most book
store. managers. employes, and
Jill Weese, saleswoman at
Community N e w s Center,
states, "The books 'we sell are
mostly escapist literature." She
ranks "skin books," science fic-I
tion, bestsellers, and mysteries
as the hottest items, in that'
order. Even when customers
purchase periodicals such as.
Newsweek, Time, or Rolling;
Stone, there is almost always!
a "skin mag" that goes along
M A R Y H E L E N Hib-'
bens, manager of Woman's
Books on East Liberty, saysI
that her customers take mostI
readly to poetry and new fic-'
tion. In a store that carries a
large stock of books appealing
to women, novels and science
fiction books were among the4
two most requested literary
types last year.
Gordie Brunner, assistantM
manager at Ulrich's, agrees!
that science fiction ranks.at the:
top of the list. He adds, "Pap-
erbacks that sell are mostly
just to carry around and read."C
The staff at Borders' Books,;
which carries a diversified se-
7 (Continued from Page 1) strip mining and the Camoodia AUSTIN, who wields state-
When it comes to abortion, bombing. He has supported con- wide influence, has an advant-
lection of books, believe that O'Hara is cautious. He has sumer protection and disclosure! age over O'Hara, who must
leisure reading is the most pop- i n t r o d u c e d a Constitutional of political contributions. fight to make his name known
ular. "Classic fiction always amendment in Congress, that O'Hara is confident that he'outside suburban Detroit.
sells." says manager Joe Ga- would grant each state the can defeat Riegle in the Demo- O'Hara, however, does not
ble. right to decide if it wants to cratic primary in August. But, seem worried. "I think, that he
legalize abortion. another contender, Michigan (Austin) is handicapped by the
LEISURE reading is also
popular off-campus. Carla Fish- IN ADDITION, he feels that Secretary of State Richard Aus- fact that he is the same age
man, co-owner of the Little the Supreme Court was mis- tin, could disrupt the Senate'as Phil (Hart). Phil based his
Professor Book Center in Ma- taken in its landmark abortion race. decision to retire on age.
ple Village Shopping Center, ruling. O'Hara says, "Abortion
says that self-help books, craft is not a Constitutional questionj
books, and cookbooks are the any more than any other kind of u
most popular items in her es- homicide might be." c
tablishment.;h idmhb eveals
When asked about trends in In key House votes, the Con-
reading, she said, "Any book gressmnan has voted against
store reflects what is going on (Continued from Page 1) over ideological issues.
in society and what people are s and large numbers of antitank THE CHINESE press has been
interested in." weapons "suitable for use in all scolding the Soviet Union more
Ulrich's Foster adds, "Every kinds of weather conditions," it often and more severely lately,
once in a while, something said. accusing it of being a "socialist-
comes out that catches the pub- The border dispute is one imperialist" power trying to
lic's interest and they all want aspect of a bitter quarrel be- spread its domination through
to own it." tween the giant Communist j out the world and of restoring
BOOK STORE personnel also neighbors, which also involves capitalism at home, ,betraying
inicate that TV publicity or old grudges and new quarreling Communist principles.
movie adaptation tend to boost--
a book's sales. Surprisingly,
though, the most steady and
reliable sellers are cookbooks.rI
People agree that Ann Arbor_ I
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Bob Seger returns
home in triumph
(Continued from Page 5) performance. During the encore, stands out as a unique example
Halfway through his set Seger he climed atop the PA system with is reading habits. While
picked up his guitar for the first and proved himself both an! most towns of this size are
time during the evening and entertainer and excellent musi- lucky to have just one book
slowly strummed "Jodi- Girl." cian. store, Ann Arbor has well over
Then he launched 'into an en- What Seger seems to need to 25.
thrallingly raucous non-stop put himself over the top is a'.FisaeayiA A
rock and roll set. guitarist. Drew Abbot on lead is a reading town." Gable
guitar, while a competent mu- adds "Ann Arbor is one of THE
SEGER AND The Silver Bul- sician, did nothing more than book towns in the country." O Hara
let Band ripped out "All You round out the sound. As one
Love," "Ranblin' Man (not of Iyoung spectator put it, "He
T h e Allman Bros. fame), looks like he's, not enjoying it-
"Heavy Music". and "Katman- He doesn't do much." /THE UNIVERSITY
Seg" 'bered"I'me n when Fortunately Seger's perform-
Seger hollered, I'm gonna die ance did not suffer and he' ACTIVITIES CENTER (U A C)
of a heart attack in my own quickly warmed up to the en-:
time!" thusiastic crowd who recognized
The Silver Bullet Band,, which many of the tunes. "It's a great is seeking qualified people to fill
Seger has been playing with for thrill to be back in Ann Arbor," p
three years, =provides a tight Seger greefully said. It. was a Senior Office positions for 1976-1977
backup but sorely lacks memor- privilege to see such a great!
able talent. I performer, who has played " rsdn
Tom Cartmel on sax and flute second fiddle for too long, comePresident
was alone in his outstanding home a success. .Cid
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