Bookstores As Innovators

Column by Leah Dearborn
The truth is that books and printers have always stretched the limits of technology, and over the past decade or so, bookstores have fought declining sales with creativity.
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New Kickstarter Aims To Fund Indie Bookstore That Will Pair Books And Beers

News by Rob Hart September 16, 2014
A bunch of folks out in Oregon want to build an indie bookstore where books are paired with beers. Why doesn't this exist already?!

Indie Bookstore Spotlight: Derby Square Bookstore, Salem, MA

Column by Leah Dearborn
The Derby Square Bookstore has been fascinating Salem's throngs of tourists and locals alike for nearly 40 years.
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Word Books in Brooklyn Makes Prison Book Donation Easier

News by Christopher Shultz
New purchasing options provide prisoners with exactly the books they've requested, saving volunteer time in the process.
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American Booksellers Association Protest Obama Over Kindle Singles Interview, Amazon Support

News by Christopher Shultz August 1, 2013
The President's remarks on the state of journalism, plus a recent speech in front of an Amazon warehouse, have raised the ire of indie booksellers.
Indie Book Stores to Sell Kindles?

Amazon Reportedly Soliciting Indie Booksellers to Sell Kindles In-Store

News by Christopher Shultz June 6, 2013
Seemingly oblivious to their widespread dislike, the online retail giant hopes to form a beneficial partnership with the little guys.