What is a bookshop for?

The Zoom call was going well. I liked the technology on show, and I felt bookshops could definitely benefit from using it. It provided a way of alerting the bookshop - ahead of a visit - when someone with a disability (or who needed additional help) would be arriving at the shop. Staff would be prepped to assist, from putting down a ramp for a wheelchair user, to providing a quiet space for an autistic child. It would be a powerful message - with plenty of PR potential - that a bookshop was accessible and inclusive. And then the conversation took a different turn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-09 12:28:32 UTC ]
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