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Huffington Post Readers' Picks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After thinking about the too many bookstores that closed this decade, we wanted to celebrate the excellent bookstores that still remain. So, we asked ...

Bookstores We Love For Their Spirit Of Independence (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bookstores have been in the news lately and the subject has been their survival. This is a topic that has been debated since the rise of the chain sto...

eBooks: Google As Independent Bookstores' Ally?

The New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Independent bookstores were battered first by discount chains like Barnes & Noble, then by superefficient Web retailers like Amazon.com. Now the ele...

The Year's 9 Best Books From Small Publishers

Kevin Sampsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kevin Sampsell

I see a lot of cool stuff from authors before anyone else has even heard of them. 2009 was no exception. Here are the highlights from my own personal reading list.

Powell's Closing South Loop Bookstore

Chicago Tribune | Wailin Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago-based Powell's Bookstores is closing its South Loop location at the end of the month, ending a three-decade run in the neighborhood....