Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new online book-shopping alternative to Amazon—it’s in the name, people.) According […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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