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Closing of Treasured Bookstore Signals New Life for Local Author Community
Founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Author...
How to Save Local Bookstores In Two Easy Steps
Travel writer, snarkynomad.com
Amazon beats local bookstores on price, and beats them on digital sales completely. Most people think local bookstores don't stand a chance. Plenty have done well enough, but there's a way out of this mess anyway. We can fix bookstores so they survive for decades to come. In two easy steps.
Celebrating Independents Day
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.
Editor and publisher,
The Ho-Ho-Kus Cogitator
Bookshop faced two more calamitous, yet unnatural, acts designed to finally destroy one of the two largest independent bookstores in the county.
Should Amazon Be Taxed To Protect Smaller Booksellers?
Why We Need to Save the World's Last Remaining LGBT Bookstores
Author, 'Confessions of a Boy Toy'
If every LGBT bookstore in the world is set to fade, who will proudly stock our queer, oftentimes "unpublishable" stories? Who will help us validate our fight against mainstream censorship? What will be our gayborhoods' living rooms? Amazon.com certainly won't.
Should You Boycott Amazon?
Book Justice for All
Co-director, Libros Schmibros Lending Library & Bookshop
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.
How Did This Georgetown Indie Bookstore Thrive?
It's Okay to Be Ambidextrous, but Don't Let Either Hand Do All the Work: on Jaron Lanier and Book Buying
Founder and editor of my3books.com, Independent sales represen...
Indie bricks and mortar bookstores may not always be able to satisfy that desire for "search-find-click-done" instantaneity, but online search & shop can only take us so far.
Why All the Fuss About "Independent" Bookstores?
We started writing this week about why independent bookstores have to reinvent themselves, but then it occurred to us that we ought to step back and first discuss what an independent bookstore is.
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Why Did We Quit Our Cushy Corporate Jobs to Reinvent Independent Bookselling?
"You did what?" is the typical response when we tell our friends that we quit our cushy corporate jobs and bought an independent bookstore in the heart of San Francisco.
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