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  • "I can't remember a time in my life when I didn't know..."
    - Enid Tweedie-Perry
  • "Visiting Idle Time, browsing through art books and chatting..."
    - Renée Stout
  • "Jacque and Val's shop bring back memories of my first years..."
    - Ron Morreale
  • "I still cannot believe this. I met Jacques in April 1979...."
    - Alan Hoshor
  • "Seasons' Greetings. Bookman Jacques Morgan and I were..."
    - Carlos Lumpuy, Champlain Street, Adams Morgan
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Jacques Rene Morgan, 62, owner of Idle Time Books in Washington, DC for 30 years, died on Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Washington Home. Val, his wife of 29 years, was by his side. He is survived by his parents, Suzon and John D. Morgan, sister Jacqueline, her husband Scott and their three children; brothers Paul Morgan, his wife Deann, their two children of New York and George Weatherly, his wife Tamara, and two children of Tallahassee, Florida. In addition to family, he leaves behind innumerable friends and fellow bibliophiles. In lieu of flowers, come buy a book. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 2, 2012