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Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:

This fall, The Book Bungalow will open in St. George, Utah.

Our Daily Nada in Kansas City, Missouri, plans to hold its official opening next week.

Ribbon cutting at Narrow Gauge Book Co-op
Ribbon cutting at Narrow Gauge Book Co-op

The Narrow Gauge Book Co-op opened its doors in Alamosa, Colorado, on August 11.

Book People in Richmond, Virginia, hosted a grand reopening celebration after closing for renovation.

Trident Booksellers and Café in Boston, Massachusetts, reopened after closing in March due to extensive water damage.

This October, Annie Bloom’s Books in Portland, Oregon, will celebrate 40 years of business.

Bob Dobrow, owner of Zenith Bookstore in Duluth, Minnesota, was interviewed by the Duluth News Tribune.

City of Asylum Books in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was profiled by the Pittsburgh City Paper. The store specializes in international, translated literature.

Untapped Cities highlighted the hidden histories of 10 New York City bookstores, including The Mysterious Bookshop, Three Lives & Company, and McNally Jackson.

Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Colorado, is launching a membership program, called Friends of Tattered Cover, which costs $20 per year. Members receive a $15 for every $200 spent, advance purchase opportunities for select ticketed events, and an invitation to an annual members-only party/sale.

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