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The Real Reason Bookstores Are Becoming Extinct

The Real Reason Bookstores Are Becoming Extinct

Growing up in South Florida in the 70s and 80s, there was a great bookstore at the corner of US1 and Sunrise Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale called “All Books and Records.” Though it’s been gone for probably a decade now, I still can picture the inside. With what had to[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 Brick and Mortar Thoughts
Most e-Readers Are Also Real Book Lovers

Most e-Readers Are Also Real Book Lovers

Gone are the days of the printed book. Like vinyl records books will continue to be produced on a small scale for those eccentric, nostalgic readers who plan their vacations around visits to the few remaining Indie Bookstores. True or not so true? According to a Pew Survey, “E-Reading Rises[Read More…]

by March 20, 2014 Digital Devices, News & Opinions
How my Bookshop Plans to Survive e-Books

How my Bookshop Plans to Survive e-Books

… or see a 45 year old woman in a tea shop in my small town reading The Grapes of Wrath on her kindle while eating a chocolate chip cookie. Part of me wants to sidle up to her and ask how it feels to be dancing with the devil…

by February 23, 2011 Bookstore Profiles, News & Opinions
eBooks, Kindle and the Sweet Smell of Electronic Ink

eBooks, Kindle and the Sweet Smell of Electronic Ink

When I tell people I write a blog about independent bookstores, the discussion quickly turns to e-books. Aren’t they the death knell for bookstores? Aren’t I beating a dead horse by promoting visiting and shopping at bookstores?

by May 5, 2009 Miscellaneous