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- Bookstore owners urge readers to go "beyond the book"
said it has championed black authors and stories of the African diaspora for 13 years.
CBS News. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- As London Bookstores Reopen, Eager Readers Return
Charming neighborhood shops and slick chain outlets welcomed back customers, who snatched up titles as eclectic as the city itself.
New York Times. Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020.
- Browsing Through the History of School Book Fairs
The temporary school bookstores stuffed with metal shelves full of paperbacks and sticker books often felt like a kid's only chance to score a deal on 'Encyclopedia Brown' mysteries.
Mental Floss. Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020.
- Bookstores Are Struggling. Is a New E-Commerce Site the Answer?
The rapid rise of Bookshop.org during the shutdown has been hailed as a boon for independent stores. But some booksellers worry it could become another competitor for online business.
New York Times. Tuesday, 16 Jun 2020.
- Historic Oakland black book store sells out of books on racial discrimination
Marcus Books in Oakland, California, has served the black community in the Bay Area with books by and about African Americans for the past 60 years.
Reuters. Sunday, 7 Jun 2020.
- Outdoor seating only: Parisian cafes eke out space along sidewalks
The Cafe de Flore in Paris, once a favourite drinking hole of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, spread its tables along the pavement, in front of the neighbouring book store, and reopened on Tuesday for the first time in 11 weeks.
Reuters. Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020.
- Coronavirus is already changing the book industry. Here's how
As California bookstores gradually being to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, here's a closer look at the state of the industry.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 20 May 2020.
- Lil' Readers brings bilingual story time to Instagram live
does Instagram live story time in English and Spanish to continue their efforts in promoting literacy during COVID-19.
ABC News. Friday, 8 May 2020.
- Bookshop.org earns more than $1 million for indie bookstores
Earlier this week, Bookshop.org hit $1 million in earnings that will go to bookstores endangered by the coronavirus outbreak.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 29 Apr 2020.
- Germany is latest country to re-open shops after coronavirus lockdown
Small shops including garden centres, bookstores and car and bicycle dealers are allowed to re-open in Germany from today.
Daily Mail. Monday, 20 Apr 2020.
- Dentists, hair salons, beaches: Lockdowns ease but not in US
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Tattoo parlors and hair salons in Denmark. Beaches in Australia. Bookstores in Germany. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 20 Apr 2020.
- James Patterson Sets up Fund to Help Indie Booksellers
James Patterson has a history of helping independent bookstores.
Newsmax. Thursday, 2 Apr 2020.
- Waterstones staff claim they are being 'held hostage'
Staff at the UK's number one selling bookstore
claim they are not allowed to wear face masks or gloves at work and feel they are being 'held hostage' by CEO James Daunt.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 22 Mar 2020.
- How Nonprofit Binc Helps Booksellers Facing Financial Hardship
owners and employees, including comic book store
staffers, who need financial assistance, Binc, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, offers grants when disasters or personal emergencies strike. ...
Forbes. Friday, 13 Mar 2020.
- Bookshop.org Gives Local Bookstores A New Weapon In The Fight With Amazon
Bookshop.org is looking to generate revenue for independent book stores by moving sales, and affiliate links, away from Amazon and toward independent bookstores.
Forbes. Friday, 14 Feb 2020.
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