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Best Occult Pagan Shop; Edge of the Circle

Here's the article from the Seattle Weekly! Best Occult/Pagan Shop: Edge of the Circle By Gavin Borchert Well, it is cluttered. But Edge of the Circle is otherwise not at all like what you might imagine a magickal bookshop to be. Rather than gloomy, musty, cobwebby, and antique-filled, it's well lit and colorful, filled with curiosities, but not in the least sinister. Owner Robert Anderson wants his place, which anchors one end of a flourishing strip of shops on Pike just west of Broadway, to be welcoming and inclusive, and he's thrilled to give me a tour. Maybe not entirely inclusive. In a manifesto on EotC's Web site, Robert describes what the store won't offer: "I hate the New Age. I hate it. I hate ear candles, Deepak Chopra books, and anything in pastels." The book selection does, though, range from herbalism to kabbalah, Frazer's Golden B


Welcome to the 13th edition of the Edge of the Circle Newsletter. This newsletter has come about as an effort to reach out to the Pagan/ Occult community (particularly in Seattle where we are based) to inform the community of what events are happening at our store. I've got great plans for this newsletter. Hopefully, as time goes by, it will only get bigger and better. Without further ado, welcome, and enjoy. Regards, Erica (Raven) Branch-Butler, Editrix WHO WE ARE: Edge of the Circle Books is Seattle's resource for Paganism & the Occult. This newsletter seeks to provide the Seattle community with a place to list events, post articles, and do a bit of networking. We are at: 701 E. Pike St, corner of Boylston Ave., just two blocks west of Broadway, on Capitol Hill. Edge of the Circle Books strives to be everything that you could want in a Magickal Pagan store. Open 7 days a week, Noon till" 9pm. Call: 206-PAN-1999 ** NEWS: Robert Gets Interviewed By the Seatt