What is happening to our Literary Life?
Open for only five years, the owners of Literary Life Bookstore and More (Grand Rapids, MI) made a warm inviting environment from a classic brick bank; now what will it become?
Yesterday there was news of a bookstore closing in Hood River, OR, Gorge Bookstop. Both were family-owned bookstores.
Struggling independent bookstore Wordsmiths Books received enough donations to stay open, at least for now, according to owner Zachary Steele.That means being open this weekend during the AJC Decatur Book Festival, an event attracti... Read Post
Now you can find independent, specialty, chain and college bookstores throughout the country, and survey the book retail landscape in any region. Use the "View Map" tool bring up maps of bookstores in any particular state or major m... Read Post
On "All Things Considered" The owner of Wordsmiths bookstore in Decatur, Ga., is appealing for donations to help pay his bills. Word of his plight is spreading in the literary world. But some wonder whether it's appropriate for a fo... Read Post