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More Independent Bookstores Closing

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.
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Ga. Bookstore Seeks Funds To Stay Open

Education / Library & Research : Library and Information Science News (6 years ago)

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

Bye Bye Bookstore and Bye Bye Bookstore Cat

Education / Library & Research : Library and Information Science News (5 years ago)

We are all suffering from the closing of independent bookstores, but Linda the bookstore cat is going to have a particularly hard time of it when NYC indie Skyline Books closes later this month. Here's the story, from Gothamist.... Read Post

WORD Bookstores Books of the Week - October 1, 2014

Music / Indie Music : largehearted boy (10 hours ago)

In the Largehearted Word series, the staff of Brooklyn's WORD bookstore highlights several new books released this week. WORD Bookstores are independent neighborhood bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey. Ou... Read Post


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