Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The resurgence of independent bookstores

Shelf Awareness

"It's a more holistic consumerism. The computer screen just hurts; you need a real book in your hand. People become antisocial through technology and social media."

--Chris Doeblin, owner of Book Culture, speaking about the resurgence of independent bookstores, the importance of the shop local movement and his search for a site for a fourth Book Culture, in a New York Times column by Francis X. Clines

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