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20 Customers Spent Night of Terror At Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.14.2015 | World

A famous Parisian bookstore turned into a makeshift shelter Friday, housing 20 customers who waited out the attacks, according to Twitter users. Patro...

Are e-Books a Good Idea for Latino Authors?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 06.04.2015 | Books
Daniel Cubias

It was not my intention to create a trilogy on Huffington Post about the Latino publishing scene, but that is what has happened. My previous two artic...

Who Tries to Open a Bookstore in This Day and Age?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 06.17.2014 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Yes, I read about how the smaller, independent bookstores couldn't stay afloat against the behemoth big-box bookstores, and felt a tiny bit of guilt while reading how one store and then another was forced to close up shop.

Strand Books Used Sprinklers On Homeless

| Posted 11.15.2013 | New York

By Rosa Goldensohn GREENWICH VILLAGE — The Strand Book Store used its sprinkler system to drive away homeless people from beneath its famous red...

13 Reasons You Should Always Buy Used Books

Posted 09.04.2013 | Books

Ah, used books. They smell like childhood, and they're good for the environment. What could be better? Of course, we salute devoted library-goers. ...

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Books

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been a couple of years since I've written about the independent bookseller scene - and thank the literary gods, it's as strong as ever! Between t...

Zoë Triska

WATCH: Penguin's Book Truck IS SO AWESOME | Zoë Triska | Posted 06.12.2013 | Books

As a book lover, I saw a lot of things I adored last week at Book Expo America. But even though I got to meet Grumpy Cat, the coolest thing at BEA thi...

9 Awesome Picture Books That Need Rescuing From Obscurity

Jay Bushara | Posted 06.03.2013 | Books
Jay Bushara

There are many good reasons you missed the latest literary wonder in this age of picture book plenty. It came from a tiny publishing outpost in Michig...

This Book Will Change Your Life

Allison K Hill | Posted 05.05.2013 | Books
Allison K Hill

A decision to save $6.00 by buying a book online, multiplied by thousands of customers every day, means that your local bookstore -- the place where you meet friends, met your partner, or found the book that changed your life -- may not be there next year.

Rizzoli: Your Fantasy Bookstore

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York

For nearly 50 years, Rizzoli Bookstore has captured the imaginations of bibliophiles with its sophisticated and stunning Old-World charm along with a drool-worthy collection of coffee-table books that the Italian publisher, is known for.

Midtown's Secret Sanctuary

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.21.2013 | Travel

There is a discreet spot in midtown Manhattan with 100 loose-leaf tea varieties from all over the world -- and with every type of pot and glass for serving them.

Awesome Song Promotes Local Bookstores

Posted 03.07.2013 | Books

This awesome cover by booksellers Molly and Colin of a Ricky Nelson and Lorrie Collins song comes from Common Good Books, the bookstore founded by Gar...

PHOTOS: Is This The World's Most Elegant Bookstore?

Posted 04.10.2012 | Books

Rizzoli has just opened a stunningly beautiful new store inside luxury department store Saks Fifth Avenue in New York. Positioned on the ninth floor, ...

Is Hitler's Book 'The Perfect Present'?

Posted 07.29.2013 | Books

Britain's largest bookstore chain has apologized for promoting Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle) as "the perfect present" for Christmas, ...

East Harlem Bi-Cultural Bookstore Needs Your Help

Posted 12.21.2011 | Latino Voices

Don’t tell Aurora Anaya-Cerda small bookshops are dying. Her mission: an independent Latino bookstore in the heart of East Harlem. “It’s a pr...

The Faithful Shopper: Uniquely New York

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I've often said that New York is the retail capital of the world, and that no international shop or designer is truly global without a location here. But we also have a number of shops that are ONLY here.

Wrecking Recs: Go to the Bookstore!

Rachael Berkey | Posted 10.31.2011 | Books
Rachael Berkey

At least once a month, I get email from a friend asking for a recommendation. The friend in question has finished a book and cannot decide on what to read next. They've come to me for inspiration.

WATCH: Comedian John Hodgman On The Future Of Bookstores

Posted 10.17.2011 | Books

The Daily Show last night featured a piece on the decline of the bookstore. Author and comedian John Hodgman asked Jon Stewart, "Did you know books us...

Adjusting to the Vanishing Bookstore

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

For book lovers, nothing is quite so disheartening as seeing our local Borders or Barnes & Noble with a "For Lease" sign on the door. It's the indigestible realization that an increasing number of books now require a battery to read.

UK's Biggest Chain About To Fail, Pins Hopes On Social Book Selling App

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 07.19.2011 | Books

LONDON: Troubled UK chain Waterstone’s is pinning its hopes on the aNobii app which it officially launches next month....

Amazon Launches German-Language Kindle Bookstore

BusinessWeek | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books Inc. said Thursday that it has launched its Kindle e-book store in Germany, bolstering a catalog of German-language books that it had alrea...

A Bookstore That Sells Only One Book

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on April 15, 2011 3:54 PM | Posted 06.15.2011 | Books

What if a bookstore only stocked one book? To celebrate the launch of his new book about the Phoenix Mars mission, author Andrew Kessler constructe...

Should Barnes & Noble Go From Bookstore To Nookstore?

Fortune Tech | ScottWoolley | Posted 06.13.2011 | Books

In the late 1990s, the book industry was upended by the rise of the superstore. With big footprints in exurban shopping centers, Barnes & Noble (BKS) ...

"Where Are Jane Eyre's Books?" The Most Ridiculous Things Overheard In Bookstores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Twitter hashtag #bookstorebingo has been yielding hilarious results lately. Bookstore owners and employees tweeted some of the funniest things the...

Google Books Case May Go To Congress | CLAIRE CAIN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO — Now that a judge has curtailed Google’s ambitions to create a giant digital bookstore and library, the company is left with few ap...