Barber Grooms Love of Books

"[Rueben Martinez] got the idea to open a bookstore inside his barbershop in 1993, after customers repeatedly borrowed his collection of 200 books...

"...Not long ago, Martinez got word by phone that he, along with 22 other Americans, would receive the celebrated [MacArthur Foundation] "genius grant," which amounts to a no-strings-attached gift of $500,000 over five years." --USA Today

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