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darlene-arden's picture
May.29.2008
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...
louise-marley's picture
Apr.06.2008
Toby Bishop had a very busy weekend in Boise at the Children's Literature Festival created and run by the incredible young independent booksellers of Rediscovered Books. They've only been in business for eighteen months, but yesterday Bruce and Laura Delaney saw their roomy, bright bookstore...
josie-brown's picture
Mar.20.2008
Today's MarketWatch article on the Borders stock conundrum has to give authors pause. The recession is already affecting us in numerous ways: - More people are buying their books online, which means Amazon. - With less discretionary income, people buy less books. - As the article points out,...
jess-wells's picture
Mar.12.2008
Here's a call from the trenches: long-time independent book store Amazon in Minneapolis is for sale! I recently received this plea via email: "I believe all of you support independent booksellers. If you are not already aware of it, Barb Wieser, general manager of Amazon Bookstore Cooperative...