How does a child experience a book? It’s such a different experience reading on a tablet or a smartphone. A physical book has a heft, a permanence that you don’t get digitally. So our hope is that the bookstore will remain a vital, important part of communities across the country and the world.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney discusses opening an indie bookstore, saving the physical book, and starting a revolution at the Atlantic.