Bonus Material: France’s 406 Top Indies

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka

A total of 640 bookstores applied to be designated as a “Librairie Indépendante de Référence” (“Recommended Independent Bookshop”), but only 406 made the cut. The stores come from 234 municipalities, representing the full geographical range of French bookselling. (Read more about independent booksellers in France here.)

DOWNLOAD: The full list of stores (in PDF format).

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.