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Business of reading: Why this Andheri commerce graduate quit a bank job to sell books

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Updated on: 12 August,2022 04:21 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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After Raju Yadav graduated from college, he followed his passion for reading and opened a bookstall -- at the peak of the digital boom. In part six of ‘Shelf Life’, Mid-day Online visits his Andheri shop cum library

Business of reading: Why this Andheri commerce graduate quit a bank job to sell books

Raju Yadav sits at his bookstall every day from 11 am till 10:30 pm near Takshila Colony Gate No 1. Photo Credit: Raj Patil/Mid-day file pic


Raju Yadav’s bookstall is the only one of its kind, nestled on a busy street a few paces away from Gate No 1 of Takshila Colony in Andheri East. Sure, it is surrounded by large food, drink and hardware shops but while those boast of size, his stall looks towering thanks to the nearly 1,000 books stacked high inside. It is exactly the kind of cubicle he wants to be seated in for the rest of his life. 


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