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- How an L.A. indie bookstore's GoFundMe inspired a small business lifeline
Jane and Raymond Wurwand commit $1 million in grants to support small businesses in Los Angeles County struggling to survive COVID-19.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 25 Dec 2020.
- Winnie the Pooh or Alice in Wonderland first editions could be worth thousands
Shapero's senior children's book expert Roddy Newlands said books handed down through generations have gained in value over the decades.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 24 Dec 2020.
- Sci-fi superstore is a dream for comic book lovers
Welcome to Third Planet, the oldest privately-owned comic book store
in Texas. It's a sci-fi paradise!
ABC News. Monday, 23 Nov 2020.
- Iconic Los Angeles bookstore thriving during pandemic thanks to focus on literature promoting social justice
While many bookstores are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, one bookstore
in Los Angeles is booming like never before. ...
CBS News. Saturday, 14 Nov 2020.
- Independent booksellers write a new chapter during COVID-19
The Strand Book Store
is a New York institution, with four floors of books, and 93 years of tradition. But while it survived a Great Depression, World War II, 9/11 and Amazon, it has struggled during the era of COVID-19. ...
CBS News. Sunday, 8 Nov 2020.
- Independent bookshops unite to launch online service to rival Amazon
Bookshop.org, a US-based online bookshop gathering titles sold by independent bookstores launched in the UK, and allows book lovers to support business rather than buying from Amazon.
Daily Mail. Monday, 2 Nov 2020.
- Why UK Bookstore Heywood Hill Is Giving Away A Book A Month For Life
London, UK bookstore
Heywood Hill is giving away a yearlong subscription to A Year in Books, a program in which subscribers receive an artfully wrapped book each month selected by their staff based on a consultation with the recipient. ...
Forbes. Monday, 2 Nov 2020.
- See a Stunningly Surreal Bookstore in China
Dujiangyan Zhongshu features gravity-defying staircases and infinite bookshelves
Smithsonian. Thursday, 29 Oct 2020.
- West Town's Semicolon bookstore thought COVID-19 would close it forever until Instagram followers stepped in
"It would behoove anyone to spend more money at small businesses when it going directly back into the community."
ABC News. Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020.
- Brentwood's Diesel bookstore launches a GoFundMe as more stores struggle through pandemic
Beloved L.A. bookstores like Diesel are turning to fundraising platforms to survive the financial blows dealt by COVID-19.
Los Angeles Times. Monday, 14 Sep 2020.
- Bookstores To Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day With Mix Of Virtual And In-Person Events
This Saturday, August 29, over 600 bookstores across the United States will celebrate Independent Bookstore
Day with a mix of virtual and in-person events as well as discounts and exclusive merchandise. ...
Forbes. Friday, 28 Aug 2020.
- Iconic Portland bookstore Powell's says it won't sell directly on Amazon anymore: 'We must take a stand'
Selling through the Amazon marketplace was "hard to give up, sort of like smoking," said Powell's CEO Emily Powell. ...
CNBC. Thursday, 27 Aug 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.
- Attention Bibliophiles: These Book Towns Should Be Your Next Vacation Stops
From Australia to Malaysia, these villages are prized for their abundance of bookstores
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
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