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.
Publishers Weekly reports on the recently purchased Crocodile Pie and other Chicago area bookstores closing. Had enough of independent bookstores and other indie businesses closing? Want to save the remaining few? Tired of Amazon.co... 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
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