People who own indie bookstores and the people who work there are your neighbors trying their best to make a small business succeed. By spending your money there, you're keeping it in the community, and vibrant small businesses make vibrant towns.
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What accounts for an upsurge in confidence among independent booksellers? In part, it's because of an increase in sales in many of these stores within the last quarter.
Carl Lennertz has a new job. As anyone who knows him would have predicted, Carl's job isn't an easy one. His immodest goal is to revolutionize the way Americans look at books.
Many independent book stores are already redefining their role for the future by finding new and compelling ways to differentiate themselves from online retailers.
IndieCommerce is a clunky response to Amazon's efficient and elegant solution to selling books online. Independent bookstores need their own efficient and elegant solution.
The American Booksellers Association has unfortunately failed to provide effective support and leadership in realizing a sustainable model for the future of independent bookselling.
Last week, Senator Patrick Leahy introduced the reauthorization of a bill that would restore protections for reader privacy that were formerly elimina...
In focusing on independent bookstores, I introduce you to The Twig Book Shop, long a fixture in San Antonio's literary community.
Last week's news of literary agent Andrew Wylie's exclusive agreement with Amazon.com to publish Kindle editions of 20 backlist titles by notable writ...
Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by superefficient Web retailers like Amazon.com.
Now the ele...
Although many people were surprised before I explained why, deciding to have my launch party at Donna Hair Design in Chappaqua was a no-brainer
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