#bookstores

The Science and Recent History of Bookstore Design

There's a myriad of online options for book buying. So what goes into the physicality of bookstores to make them appealing to book buyers?

When Is It Okay To Let a Bookstore Die?

Bookstores are for profit businesses, so why do readers often feel obligated to help out when bookstores are struggling financially?

5 Ways Working at a Used Bookstore Changed Me Forever

After working a used bookstore for many years, I picked up some strange habits that I just can't seem to shake. Here are 5 of them.

10 Enchanting Bookstore Mysteries

Bookstores are magic and full of wonder, so read these excellent bookstore mysteries, including murder mysteries and more!

Black Bookstores a Year After a Summer of Protests

Black Lives Matter protests prompted an uptick in support of Black bookstores, but how are these bookstores doing a year later?

A Case for Being Kind to Tired Booksellers

One reader's experience going into a bookstore only to be met by exhausted booksellers, and a reminder to be gracious to them.

How Shopping at a Local Indie Bookstore Made Me Feel Whole Again

How one reader realized the dream of spending a glorious chunk of time browsing the shelves of a local independent bookstore.

11 AAPI-Owned Bookstores and the Books They Recommend

I've reached out to AAPI-owned bookstores across the country and got the scoop on the AAPI-authored books they love and recommend.

Show Your Nerd Pride With These Bookstore Pins

10 swoon-worthy bookstore pins that'll show off your nerd cred -- and make you want to hit your local indie ASAP.

My Two Favorite Bookish Places in Seoul

Grow your future travel wishlist with a quick tour two bookstores in Seoul: its oldest bookstore as well as an underground bookstore.