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Ray Bradbury's Favorite Bookshop

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 07.16.2013 | Books
Steven Paul Leiva

When a great American author recommends a bookstore to you, you would be well-advised to listen. When he does it with enthusiasm and passion, which was the only way Ray Bradbury ever did anything, you would be well-advised not just to listen, but to take note.

The 700-Year-Old Former Church Turned Modern Bookstore

Tom Moran | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Tom Moran

There are numerous spectacular bookstores throughout the world, and labeling one "the finest on earth" is subjective at best. But Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen, a 700-year-old former Catholic church in the Netherlands city of Maastricht, is certainly one of the grandest.

Anarchist Bookshop Firebombed

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | Books

LONDON — One of Britain's oldest anarchist publishers says its east London bookshop has been firebombed. Freedom Press – set up more than...

Stacking Up: 10 Beautiful Libraries And Bookshops Around The World

BootsnAll | Posted 02.28.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Bookworm or not, travelers can enjoy libraries as distinguished architectural landmarks or monuments to a country's literature, culture and history.

Book Justice for All

Colleen Jaurretche | Posted 12.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Colleen Jaurretche

Lending and owning books is basic to culture and the building of community, and essential to democracy. It is a gesture of basic humanity that we cannot afford to lose.

Weirdest Things Said In Bookstores

jen-campbell.blogspot.com | Posted 08.09.2011 | Books

Customer: Do you have a copy of Jane Eyre? Me: Actually, I just sold that this morning, sorry! Customer: Oh. Have you read it? Me: Yep, it's ...

The 8 Best Independent Bookstores In Britain

Telegraph UK | Nina Caplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

[F]or the moment, the death of the independent bookshop has been greatly exaggerated, so I have selected these rather as one chooses books in a good s...

Independent Bookstores In UK Share Survival Tips

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

They face increasing competition, but as Independent Booksellers Week begins, there is room for optimism, says Alison Flood...

Shakespeare & Company, Iconic Paris Bookstore, Launching Magazine And Prize

Publishers Weekly | Claire Kirch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Shakespeare & Company Bookshop, the Paris literary icon originally founded by Sylvia Beach in 1919, and opened by George Whitman in 1951, is launching...