Kenny Leck, co-founder and owner of Singapore’s BooksActually, talks on the 10th anniversary of his shop about indie bookselling and publishing.
Innovation Offers Hope to UK Indie Bookstores
Technology is giving UK booksellers hope in their battle against Amazon, including a new web extension, Bookindy, that finds a local book price for you.
Closing of Paris’ Village Voice Bookshop Marks End of an Era
After 30 years, Paris’ beloved English-language Village Voice Bookshop is closing in July, succumbing to the digital age and changing attitudes toward reading.
The Bookselling Secrets of London’s Daunt Books
• Independent bookselling is not dead, but it takes close attention to the details — and a carefully edited selection of books — to thrive in the real world. • Selective promotion supported by review coverage and bookseller enthusiasm are the key to moving dozens of books a day out the door. By Edward Nawotka LONDON: One title displayed at …
Indie Bookstore for Sale at BookExpo: “Rare Opportunity!”
By Karen Holt Where would you advertise if you had a bookstore to sell? Why not a booksellers convention? That’s what one independent bookstore store owner is doing. A woman — she says she was hired by the owner but isn’t authorized to reveal the name of the store of its owner — walked the convention floor Wednesday carrying a …