Calamus Bookstore

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Calamus Bookstore information

Boston , USA
92 South St
Getting there
Bostont: South Station
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Opening hours
9am-7pm Mon-Sat, noon-6pm Sun
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The Greek deity Calamus was transformed with grief into a reed when his lover drowned. The character inspired Walt Whitman’s 'Calamus' poems, which celebrate gay love. And now, he has inspired Boston’s biggest and best GLBT bookstore. With a full calendar of author talks and art exhibitions, as well as a regular electronic newsletter, Calamus is not only a bookstore, but also a community center.