Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Word Up Community Book Shop founder Veronica Liu’s work with Denise Chávez, owner of Casa Camino Real Bookstore in Las Cruces, New Mexico, to provide books for refugees was reported on by ManhattanTimesNews.com.
Shakespeare & Co., which has locations in New York City and Philadelphia, has welcomed HarperCollins executive Robert Zaffiris as chief development officer.
A Novel Idea on Passyunk, Shakespeare & Co., and Uncle Bobbie’s Books and Coffee were featured in an article called “Independent bookstores are coming back in Philly, across the U.S.”
Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs, New York, and Manchester Center, Vermont, is accepting applications for the 2019 Open Mind scholarship, which honors the diversity of thought, feelings, information, and perspectives found in books. The store offers two high school seniors $1,000 each for college.
A number of ABA member stores were featured in Electric Literature’s list of Instagrammable bookstore cats.
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