Queens, New York still needs a second bookstore to serve the 2.3 million people. The Observer profiles the woman behind the effort.
New York’s literary community is losing a palace of books with the closure of the Powerhouse Arena at the end of June. The massive bookstore has hosted many literary events like PEN’s 5 under 35 Gala. The store is moving to a much smaller space on Adams Street and will take a new name. The publishing arm, powerHouse, will move to Washington Street.
Spokane, Washington’s Auntie’s Bookstore has a new owner—Merlyn’s Comics. The two stores and the new owner have a long history.
BookHampton in Long Island’s East Hampton has reopened just in time for the summer migration to the ritzy beach community.
ExxonMobile, the oil and gas company that covered up climate change research for more than six decades, has told Dallas-area comic bookstore Red Pegasus that the logo is too similar to the one used by the oil company since 1911 when federal regulators broke up the monopoly held by Standard Oil.
Books+Books+Bikes+LEBO, an offshoot of Books and Books in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, combines used books and bikes.
Culture Boat, a bookstore on a boat, just celebrated its 10th birthday.
Plans to demolish the former Foyles bookstore in London’s Soho neighborhood have caused a row with British heritage laws.
Spoonbill & Sugartown, the Brooklyn bookstore featured in HBO’s Girls, is opening a second location.