Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons

From the Bangkok Post: As in many Western markets, independent bookstores stress personal service and warm environments in Thailand's bookselling industry. The post Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new app has details on how to support 600 independent bookstores right now.

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Independent bookstores survived the rise of online retail. Coronavirus poses bigger challenges.

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Independent Bookstore Day Has Been Postponed

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