News and interviews from the wild, wild world of independent bookselling.
After experiencing chest pains at Winter Institute, Seth Marko—co-owner of San Diego’s Book Catapult—was sent to the hospital for emergency surgery. Claire Kirch reports for Publishers Weekly that the bookstore’s… Read more »
The audiobook wars are fought on a number of different fronts. One is between those who consider them books and those who don’t. Then there’s the question of whether audiobooks… Read more »
If any of your nerdy friends or acquaintances show up sporting a flashing pin shaped like either a chile pepper or a hot air balloon, give them a hug. That pin signifies that… Read more »
Sure, we all know about the Little Shop of Horrors. But what about a little bookshop of horrors? For that, dear friends, look no further than Dark Delicacies, an independent… Read more »
Last week, Alex Green of Publishers Weekly reported that the government shutdown was beginning to affect D.C. bookstores. While some are seeing an uptick in daytime traffic and there are discounts aplenty… Read more »
The good news keeps coming for the UK’s independent booksellers, as they continue to defy financial and logistical obstacles via outpourings of goodwill from local communities. In recent weeks we’ve reported… Read more »
On November 26, just after you recover from your Thanksgiving food coma and are ready to enter the kitchen again, a new cookbook store will open in Brooklyn. The bookstore… Read more »