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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The Feminist Bookstore made famous by Portlandia has kicked the show out, saying the show “throws trans femmes under the bus.” Specialty bookstores are finding that filling a niche is often the best way to survive the onslaught of online competition. Parisian bookstore Shakespeare and Company turns sixty-five, and OUT takes a look back through store’s famed […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A Buffalo bookstore owner was the target of an FBI investigation for more than two years, and now he wants to know why. Can independent bookstores survive in the state that gave us Antonin Scalia and Tony Soprano? San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood will not, after all, be a bookstore-free zone. Dog Eared Books is set to […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Bookstores in Mumbai, India are losing customers from institutional sales as large buyers turn directly to suppliers, and though 700 existing retailers exist in the city, the last few years have no seen new stores open. A Syrian couple has opened an Arabic-language bookstore in Istanbul hoping to change cultural perceptions. The Occidental Weekly offers […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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To celebrate Small Business Saturday, President Obama shopped at Upshur Street Books in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington DC. Magers & Quinn, an independent Minneapolis bookseller, has been open on Thanksgiving for the last thirteen years—mostly to provide employees without family in the area a place to be during the holiday. Working isn’t mandatory and the […]

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