Posts Tagged: Causeway Bay Books

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Famed Indian bookseller Ram Advani has passed away at the age of 95. He had planned to continue visiting his shops until was 99. Elton John has a favorite Los Angeles bookstore: Book Soup. Seattle’s only bookstore dedicated to poetry is looking for a new owner. Open Books owner John Marshal is looking to retire, […]

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China Shows Off Missing Publisher, Locates Bookseller

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For months, the owners of Causeway Bay Books in Hong Kong have been missing. One of the missing booksellers, publisher Gui Minhai, appeared on Chinese state television to confess to turning himself into Chinese authorities for an alleged twelve-year-old drunk driving incident. Another missing bookseller, Lee Bo, a British citizen, appears to be in mainland China, though […]

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The Missing Hong Kong Booksellers: A Rumpus Roundup

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Hong Kong functions as a semi-autonomous city-state, a condition imposed when the United Kingdom ceded control to Beijing. Hong Kong’s special status has allowed its independent bookstores to sell two kinds of books banned in mainland China: political books and smut. But late last year, four associates of Causeway Bay Books, an independent bookseller specializing […]

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