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Book Culture stores in life or death battle

The embattled independent bookstore Book Culture on Columbus Avenue has been closed, after being served with an eviction notice by its landlord. The move, which took place Tuesday morning, also... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2020-01-08 19:57:16 UTC ]
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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 19:23:12 UTC ]
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Get Lost In The Book Loft

Take a tour of The Book Loft, a cozy independent bookstore and beacon for book lovers in the middle of Columbus, Ohio's German Village. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-16 10:39:55 UTC ]
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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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Local, Radical, Memorable: October Books

A reader recalls a favorite independent bookstore in Southampton in the UK. Hear all about radical bookshop October Books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 10:39:02 UTC ]
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CI7: Bookselling Resurgence in the ‘Burgh

Pittsburgh, a city known for its three rivers, has been gaining recognition for its growing number of independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Ingram Hosts Scavenger Hunt—and Promotions

This year Ingram (booth 902) is changing things up with an I-spy-style scavenger hunt in a booth extension that has been set up to resemble the interior of an independent bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flooding Shutters Falmouth's Eight Cousins Bookstore

The Falmouth, Mass., is closed indefinitely after a pipe burst in an apartment above the independent bookstore, collapsing the store's ceiling and damaging its entire stock. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New independent bookstore coming to Fells Point

Book lovers alert: Greedy Reads, a new independent bookstore, is scheduled to open in Fells Point in late February. The store is owned by former publishing professional Julia Fleischaker. She said said that the 500-square foot storefront, located at 1744 Aliceanna St. on the site of a former... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to open bookstores in Chicago and Portland

For an independent bookstore, few threats are bigger than Amazon. With its ebook store and brutally competitive print book prices, it can be hard for a family-run business to compete. Well, it's only going to get tougher now that Amazon is expanding... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At PNBA, Moods Bolstered by Strong Bookstore Sector

The regional trade show, held October 2-4 in Portland, Ore., show was unquestionably bolstered by the figures indicating that the independent bookstore is healthier than it has been in years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inkshares Offers Indie Booksellers Their Own Imprint

On Thursday, Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle became the first independent bookstore to sign on for an imprint with Inkshares, a new publisher that melds crowdfunding with traditional publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Type Books Turns Window Displays into Art

On Toronto’s Queen Street West, there is a nine-year-old independent bookstore that has taken the art of window displays to a whole new level. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: St. Louis Bookstore Steps Up for Its Community

While Books & Books was selected as PW’s Bookstore of the Year, our judges felt that another store, St. Louis’s 46-year-old Left Bank Books, deserves recognition for exemplifying what an independent bookstore can and should do to serve its community during a crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doing All Right

Although the economics of operating an independent bookstore have improved since the end of the Great Recession, running a new store still poses challenges. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What is it like to work at an independent bookstore?

Apparently all customers believe the book they're looking for has a blue cover and some will tell you that if you haven't read every book in the store, 'you're not very good at your job.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama on Martha's Vineyard: Will he stop by an independent bookstore this summer?

Obama angered some in the independent book world after he praised Amazon's business practices in 2013 and skipped his usual visit to a Martha's Vineyard indie bookstore later that year. Will he pick up some books during his Vineyard visit this year? Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Makes Old Books Smell Like Old Books?

Science takes on one of the most important questions of the ages.A Kindle and iPad are great for conveniently porting your entire bookshelf in your purse. But for the majority of Americans who view the independent bookstore as a haven and who get grumpy at the idea of not feeling the physical... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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