Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Busboys and Poets, which has locations around Washington, D.C., will open a new, two-story location outside of the city.
Flo Grosskurth and Chris Saccheri are the new owners of Linden Tree Books in Los Altos, California.
Co-owners of Unlikely Story Bookstore & Café Jeff Kinney and his wife, Julie, have purchased a site across the street from their Plainville, Massachusetts, store; for now, it’s going to be used as storage for the bookstore while the two develop long-term plans.
Boogie Down Books in the Bronx, New York, has partnered with two organizations to help provide incarcerated teens with books.
Actor, writer, and curator Lexie Bean has been selected as a recipient of the Bookshop Santa Cruz Writing Residency.
A two-day book fest called “The Book” will be hosted at Casa Camino Real Bookstore in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The event will begin on Friday, October 18.
Gramercy Books in Bexley, Ohio, is hosting Goosebumps author R.L. Stine for the Friday the 13th weekend.
The Cornell University newspaper promoted shopping at indies.
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