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Strategies for Bringing the Used Bookstore Into the 20th (sic) Century

Alexander Wooley | Posted 10.26.2013 | Home
Alexander Wooley

Somewhere in the store is an overweight cat, often named for an obscure character in fiction. Unlike in a chain bookstore, no one can claim this cat is utilitarian, a service animal. It would be a stretch to say it was even clean.

By the Time You Read This, Another Independent Bookstore Will Be Closed

William Henderson | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
William Henderson

The writing had been on the wall, though Yolanda Stratter, who says she has read more than 10,000 books, refused to read it. The time to get out of the used book and music retail business had come, gone, and come again.

Want A Bookstore-Sitting Gig?

Posted 09.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- How would you like to wait out election season taking care of a used bookstore -- and its attendant dogs and cats -- in a small town in ...

8 Little-Known Thrift Stores Worth Visiting

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Love it or hate it, large, nationwide thrift stores like the Salvation Army and Goodwill can be a treasure trove for decor finds (especially with our ...

PHOTOS: The Weirdest Things Found In Books

Michael Popek | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Michael Popek

I started noticing treasures within the treasures -- little bits of random ephemera left inside books, often untouched for decades. I found family photos, old advertisements, letters and postcards, even some crumbs of food.

Joseph Erbentraut

Bucket O' Blood Owner On Horror, Gore And Gentrification | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

For the vast majority of Chicagoans, summer serves as the city's saving grace, arriving on the heels of months of cooler temperatures and precipitatio...

Used Booksellers Threatened By Utah Law | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bookseller Ken Sanders, who owns Ken Sanders Rare Books, posted a call to action on his Web site earlier this week alerting customers to a Utah state...

To Read and Browse in LA

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hellin Kay

Sadly the art of book selling is slowly on the decline.