But seriously, I had a real fondness for the Globe Corner Bookstores. I'd even applied to work at the one that used to be on Washington Street in downtown Boston (before it too was destroyed by the Borders across the road). I remember that their application was pretty funky, asking potential employees not only to fess up about their past criminal records but to locate random small and not particularly well-known countries on a blank map. I'd like to say it was a felony or two that kept me from getting a call back for an interview, but odds are it was the fact that I probably mixed up Venezuela with Vanuatu.
The good news is that while the Globe folks look for cheaper digs in the Harvard Square area, they will still take phone orders for travel books. Check out their website for contact infomation.