Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Star Line Books in Chattanooga, Tennessee, will close its store on March 28 and reopen as a nonprofit at a new location in August.
New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently hosted renowned physicist and New York Times bestselling author Brian Greene at the Paramount Theater.
Tucson’s independent booksellers were highlighted in the article “Tucson’s a reading town, just ask our independent booksellers.” These stores were also mentioned in an article called “Local bookstores remain undefeated.”
Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, Montana, was mentioned in an article called “Bozeman Business Boom: The survival of the local bookshop.”
Barbara’s Bookstore in Chicago, Illinois, was mentioned in an article called “From arenas to bookstores, Derrick Rose still receives MVP chants in Chicago.”
Lark & Owl in Georgetown, Texas, was featured in an article called “The Bistro at Lark & Owl Bookstore Is Making Georgetown Cooler, One Beer and Book at a Time.”
Orca Books in Olympia, Washington, was featured in an article called “Bookstore looks to co-op route to stay at the heart of its community.”
Towne Book Center in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, was featured in an article called “Book It: Sharing the Wealth — book clubs open up literary doors.”
Cultured Books has partnered with Keep St. Pete Lit to create WORD Book Boxes for south St. Petersburg neighborhoods.
Avid Bookshop in Athens, Georgia, was featured in an article on “How Local Athens bookstores are adapting in the age of online shopping.”
Member stores in Boston were highlighted in an article about supporting diverse authorship.
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