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Florence’s Timeless Bookstore for Expats and Travelers


Florence’s English-language Paperback Exchange bookstore is as old as Christ was when he died and relies on the shop owners’ good taste—and that of its customers—to stay in business.

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What Tourists Shop for at the Scholastic Store in NYC


Tourists from around the world visit Scholastic’s bookstore in New York City to buy the big brands, books on NYC, as well as some surprising series.

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Greek Bookseller Fights on Despite Austerity, Riots in Athens

Athenian bookseller Foteini Tsigarida discusses bringing her family business into the 21st century amid a disastrous economy in Greece.

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Star Books: Occupy London Protest Inspires Improvised Library

A makeshift lending library has opened at the Occupy London protest outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. Several authors have donated work to show support.

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Two Inspiring Bookstore Videos

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Moving pictures worth far more than 1,000 words.

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Foyles, 105-Yrs-Young, Seeks Partner for Long Walks, Fun, Int’l Expansion

Foyles on Charing Cross Road in London

London’s venerable Foyles is profitable, opening stores across the UK, and wants to go international. Chief Executive Sam Husain explains what comes next for the beloved brand.

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Are Seasonal “Pop-up” Bookstores the Answer to Sluggish Sales?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story profiles Berlin’s Dialogue Books, an English-language bookstore that was open for just six months — and then moved online. […]

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The Short, Happy Life – and Digital Afterlife – of Berlin’s Dialogue Books

After operating for six months as a pop-up bookstore, bookseller Sharmaine Lovegrove took her popular English-language store in Berlin online.

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Inside The Ministry of Stories, London’s Most Unusual New Literary Institution

By Roger Tagholm LONDON: A little girl grins as the man on the sidewalk wearing the wolf mask stops her and asks: “Have you been […]

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Lonely Planet’s Ranking of the World’s Greatest Bookshops

By Edward Nawotka Lonely Planet has put out a top ten list of the world’s greatest bookshops, which is led by San Francisco’s City Lights […]

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