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WATCH: Why You Should Shop At Indie Bookstores

Posted 11.27.2013 | Books

Last year, the Obamas spent Small Business Saturday pursuing a local bookstore, and a number of indie stores held events to celebrate. This year, a mo...

Bestselling Author To Donate $1 Million To Indie Bookstores (VIDEO)

Posted 09.16.2013 | Books

James Patterson said on "CBS This Morning" that he intended to help children become better readers. His announcement comes at a time when one in every...

Another Independent Bookstore Closing

pressdemocrat.com | Mary Jo Winter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With business analysts predicting the demise of retail bookstores, and a major player like Borders filing bankruptcy, it's no wonder small independent...

Portland Bookseller Powell's Books Lays Off 31 Employees

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin on February 9, 2011 11:10 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Powell's Books has laid off 31 employees. The employees worked in four different locations at the Portland bookseller....

17 Amazing Bookstores

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been a tough decade for bookstores with a record number of closings. We've done the bookstore obituaries and then we decided to celebrate the liv...

End Of Days For Bookstores?

npr.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There was a time, not so long ago, when chain bookstores had a pretty bad reputation. Barnes & Noble and Borders were seen as predators eager to destr...

Will Google eBook Venture Level The Playing Field?

sfgate.com | Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As president of the independent American Booksellers Association, Tucker has been working with Google on its Google Editions initiative for the past t...

Barnes And Noble Has Become Like Indie To Local Residents

csmonitor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, however, as e-books begin to capture their share of the bookselling market, the distinction between big-box booksellers and the smaller guys ma...

How Did This Georgetown Indie Bookstore Thrive?

The Munch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Levy opened Bridge Street Books in 1980, and was the sole employee for the first six months. The independent bookstore, which now has four part-time e...

Indie Bookstores

Poets & Writers | Jeremiah Chamberlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's also clear that this store is an integral part of the fabric of this neighborhood. It's located in a vibrant area of lower Manhattan--though tech...

Barnes & Noble To Close Lincoln Center Store

AP | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Shoppers near New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will have to look harder for books to buy: Barnes & Noble is clo...

Massive Barnes And Noble Lincoln Center Store To Shut Down In January

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The massive Barnes & Noble store that straddles Broadway and 66th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan will close at the end of January, driven ...

Barnes And Noble Failure

Wall Street Journal | JAMES B. STEWART | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

My hunch is that B&N never really embraced the Internet or e-books, tied as it was to the old-fashioned world of physical books and stores. As B&N foc...

Bookstores We Love For Their Spirit Of Independence, Part Two (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, we posted a list of some of our favorite independent bookstores across the country, and asked you to submit your own favorites too. The sub...