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Reflecting on the Toronto Women’s Bookstore

The Toronto Women’s Bookstore (TWB) was always political.
It began in 1973 as some shelves at the Woman’s Place. After sharing space In Kensington, the Toronto Women’s Bookstore moved to its first stand-alone home at 85 Harbord St, early in 1975.

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