Here are the latest posts about Bookstores on Readers Read:
Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore Sheltered Customers From Paris Terror Attacks (2015-11-16): Canadian author Harriet Alida Lye describes customers being sheltered during Paris terrorist attacks by the famous Shakespeare and Co. bookstore.
Rizzoli Opens New Flagship Bookstore in New York City (2015-07-25): Rizzoli has opened a new flagship bookstore in New York City at 1133 Broadway in the NoMad district.
President Obama, Sasha and Malia Buy Books for Christmas Gifts (2014-11-30): President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia made their annual trek to a local bookstore for Small Business Saturday. They loaded up on books to read and to give as gifts.
President Obama and Daughters Sasha and Malia Visit Independent Bookstore for Small Business Saturday (2013-12-01): President Obama kept up his family tradition of visiting an independent bookstore on Small Business Saturday. First daughters Malia and Sasha accompanied him on the trip.
Borders Closing More Waldenbooks Stores (2009-11-05): Borders is increasing the pace at which it is closing Waldenbooks outlets.
Report: 400 More Bookstores to Close By Year End (2009-08-31): You can should expect an avalanche of bookstore closings this year.
Barnes and Noble Still Considering Borders Purchase (2008-06-11): First round bids were due Monday from companies that wish to buy bookseller Borders.
Black Bookstore Chain to Close (2008-01-29): The Karibu Books chain is closing.
Starbucks To Sell Books (2006-05-18): Starbucks has announced that it's getting into the book business and that the stores will start selling books by Christmas 2006.
The Death Of the Independent Bookshop (2006-05-16): In a particularly snarky piece, Slate asks the question: What are independent bookstores good for? Tyler Cowen's answer: not much.