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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.