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Goldin is just the man to carry on the Schwartz legacy

Eighty-two years after Harry Schwartz and his partner opened Casanova Books in the back of a Downer Avenue hair salon, Schwartz's shops are closing. It is truly the end of an era. Although there are businesses as old and considerably older still in Milwaukee, few have had the kind of runs Schwartz did. And that's because Harry and, later, his son David, never said never.

Jan 19, 2009