Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
At Loyalty Bookstore in Washington, D.C., neighboring restaurant and bar Petworth Citizen is closing and its space is merging with the bookstore, with the end goal of integrating the bookstore, bar, and restaurant.
Booked in Evanston, Illinois, has welcomed Rachel Round as a co-owner.
Book + Bottle in St. Petersburg, Florida, “seeks to revive the ‘human element’ of shopping local.”
The Seattle Times said the city’s Madison Books has “forged an essential role in one of Seattle’s oldest communities.”
Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Chicago, Illinois, was featured in an article called “This store formally declares what it’s actually been for years: A nonprofit.”
Between the Covers in Harbor Springs, Michigan, donated 261 books to Wolverine School District students.
Peter Asher, author of The Beatles From A to Zed (Henry Holt and Co.) appeared at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, Illinois.
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