Yes, I Signed Books at Costco

Nov 30, 2015

Essay by S. Lorraine Norwood

Oh, yeah. I forgot. I’m not in a cozy bookstore. I’m not even in Barnes & Noble.

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Memories Matter More Than Bookstores

May 06, 2013

Essay by Jai Arjun Singh

The first bookstore in my life had two wheels and a nasal voice that called out 'Maga-zine! Maga-zine!'

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Playing God—With Books

Apr 22, 2013

Essay by Lisa Solod

Fresh off a divorce and my mother's diagnosis with Alzheimer's, I took a part-time job in my local bookstore.

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Why Bookstores Aren’t Helping Indie Authors—Yet

Apr 17, 2013

TW Column by David Biddle

The staff of this lovely shop didn’t welcome me with open arms.

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The Public Library Was My Bookstore

Apr 01, 2013

TW Column by Emily Toth

My mom and the library conspired to make me into a writer.

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“My Name Is Wendy, and I’m a Bookstore Junkie"

Aug 08, 2011

Theme Essay by Wendy Glaas

Independent bookstores are proxies for the community, a form of literary profiling.

Bookstores, Candy for the Mind | Read More
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