Posts by: Sarah Edwards

The Bookstores Will Survive

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A bright spot in the midst of all the back-and-forth in the Amazon battle—Kate Brittain, at The Morning News, writes about the state of independent bookstores:

I began my search in a nervous mood. But as I entered name after name into the database, wandering virtually into every store I could discover between our shining seas, I ceased, slowly, to worry.

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A Yelp, of Sorts

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The Morning Review is doing a series of restaurant reviews by writers which isn’t exactly a series of restaurant reviews. This is exactly the criteria: “1) it is a restaurant review; 2) it is not a restaurant review.” The first essay in the series is by our own Roxanne Gay, and is about a restaurant named Radio Maria, where the sangria is excellent and the women wear heels.

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Summer Reading List

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If you’re looking for independent bookstores to visit on your Southern road trip—or, in the absence of a road trip, want to know what Southern booksellers are reading this summer—then check out this interview with five Southern indie bookshop owners. Read up!

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