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- Secondhand Prose. Jones, Malcolm; Gonzalez, Nayelli; Phillips, Andrew // Newsweek;8/11/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 6, p57
Offers a look at the used-book industry in the United States. Use of electronic commerce for the buying and selling of used books; Reference to the book 'The Used Book Lover's Guides,' by Susan and David Siegel; Growth experienced by used-book retailers and independent bookstores; Popularity of...
- The Curated Bookshelf. Kachka, Boris; Raftery, Brian // New York;12/8/2008, p75
The article discusses independent bookstores in New York City. Independent bookstores were present before chain bookstores and are still able to make a book become a bestseller, the article indicates. A detailed listing of independent bookstores is presented including Morningside Bookshop and...
- Can New Bookstores Survive? Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;10/6/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 40, p4
The article focuses on the approaches being taken by several independent bookstores in the U.S. to survive the current economic conditions. Since 2006, there has been a mini-boom in independent bookstore openings with more than 250 entering the market. However, in August 2008, two of these...
- Simon Doonan. // Out;Nov2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p39
A review is offered for several stores in the Greenwich Village in New York City, including the retail store Paul Smith, the independent bookstore Three Lives & Co. and the clothing store Barneys Co-Op.
- Book-Galleries and Book-Shops. Wilson, Edmund // New Republic;8/4/26, Vol. 47 Issue 609, p310
Focuses on Brentano's book store in New York City. Difference from the uptown book stores like Scribner's and Dutton's; Suggestion that it remained an old-fashioned bookstore; Emergence of book galleries which sells rare books.
- EYE ON DESIGN. Hooper, Neil // In-Store;Nov2006, p86
The article describes the store layout of several independent bookstores in London, England. They include the Crockett and Powell in the backstreets of Waterloo, The Travel Bookshop that inspired the film "Notting Hill" and Books for Cooks located in Notting Hill that has about 11,000 of...
- NEIBA Looks Forward. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;12/11/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 49, p28
The article reports that the New England Independent Booksellers Association is positioning itself to move forward into a bookselling future. Allan Schmid, owner of Books Etc. in Portland and Falmouth, Maine, is hopeful that growing awareness among consumers about the importance of shopping...
- The bookstore for book lovers. Dorko, Lilith // New Orleans Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p133
The article discusses the independent bookstore Maple Street Book Shop, located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Cabinets of curiosities. Zushi, Yo // New Statesman;10/12/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5127, p14
The author looks at the history of the district of independent bookstores around Charing Cross Road in London, England, and its status as of 2012, ruing the fact that many of the stores have closed.