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The Sly Fox is Virden's independent bookstore | Community Voices

Sly Fox Bookstore
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The Sly Fox Bookstore is located in Virden, Ill.

George Rishel is the owner of the Sly Fox Bookstore in Virden, Ill. He spoke to Community Voices about the history of the building, which has been in his family for nearly a century. Originally, Rishel planned to sell children’s and mystery books in the store but has since expanded to offer many genres, including books by local authors.

Originally aired April 7, 2022.

Vanessa is the Community Voices Production Coordinator. Reach Vanessa at vfergu3@uis.edu.
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