Posts Tagged: Strand Bookstore

Strand and The Rumpus Special Event!

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If you’re in NYC, swing by the Strand tomorrow at 7 p.m. to hear Rumpus columnist Thomas Page McBee present his new memoir Man Alive. The author explores manhood, identity, and personal histories through his encounters with an abusive father and a mugger who threatened his life. Rumpus founding editor Stephen Elliott will be around to […]

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Independent Bookstores Might Just Make It After All

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Rumors of independent bookstores’ demise may be at least somewhat exaggerated. On the day before Christmas, New York’s iconic Strand Book Store tweeted that it just had the “best sales day in the history of 86 years at the store”! (No reports on whether the two marriage proposals that occurred at Strand that day broke […]

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Strand Bookstore Labor Battle

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Manhattan’s Strand Bookstore is in the midst of a labor struggle. Employees have launched a blog, which contains their original press release: “Strand ownership mounts unprecedented attack on union.” MetroFocus reports on the current causes, as well as labor issues that have arisen at Strand in the past. Socialist worker has an article on the […]

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