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midge-raymond's picture
This Boston Globe article on a Vermont independent bookstore offers a glimpse of what our future bookstores might look like — and it actually paints a pretty nice picture. Imagine your local indie bookstore with “all the classic trappings: exposed beams, wood tables stacked with hardcover...
terry-odell's picture
   Saw this in the paper the other day. Couldn't help but think about one of the first 'romance' books I read. My mother had been visiting, and she went on and on about this great book she'd finished, and then was even more excited when she found out she'd read the second in the series (which was...
mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
I think I'm through with author book signings and readings at bookstores. The idea sounds great, but the reality is somewhere between depressing and horrifying. I've done my share of both, but would much rather speak to a small group which has actually read my book. Unless you're famous or infamous...
darlene-arden's picture
Despite the title of this entry, it has nothing whatsoever to do with politics. It does, however, have everything to do with books. I love bookstores. I can't help it. They make me feel good. Peaceful. There's a sense of belonging among the shelves crammed with volumes. Some by friends, most by...