Why Aren't City Dwellers Buying Books?

Book sales in America's big cities are underperforming compared to those in smaller markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This village was a book capital. What happens when people stop buying so many books?

Redu, Belgium, was for decades a destination for book lovers. But now more than half of its bookstores have closed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lakeside Book Company to Buy Phoenix Color

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