Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
On November 1, Washington, D.C., bookstore Upshur Street Books will open the Loyalty Bookstore pop-up in Silver Spring, Maryland. It will host its grand opening on November 10 in conjunction with Silver Spring’s annual tree lighting and will conclude the first week of 2019.
57th Street Books in Chicago, Illinois, celebrated its 35th birthday and grand re-opening last weekend. Festivities included a special story time with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
San Francisco bookstores Green Apple Books and Dog Eared Books were two of 11 bookstores that received special grants from the city. The two bookstores, along with The Booksmith and City Lights Books, were also included in The Bold Italic’s list of five top San Francisco bookstores.
The Good Trade included Greenlight Bookstore, Women & Children First, Birchbark Books, Left Bank Books, and Antigone Books on a list of 11 independent bookstores worldwide that are stocking diverse titles.
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