It's devastatingly ironic that an effort to preserve a historical landmark could lead to its demise.
If there's one thing I love more than books it's bookstores. And, if there's one thing I love more than bookstores, it's independent bookstores. Independent bookstores act as a sort of home.
Ever wanted to browse a bookstore filled with nothing but mystery novels? How about romance novels? Now you can! These six bookstores from around the world carry just one, sometimes very specific, genres.
1. Sleuth of Baker Street - Toronto, Canada
For the past four years, UK bookstore chain Waterstones has been opening up shops without disclosing that the shops were under the chain
Personally, I love a good independent bookstore. I have nothing against chain stores, sometimes they are more convenient than indies, but there’s something about independent bookstores that chain stores haven’t been able to replicate.
Fred Bass: American businessman, lover of literature, and legacy owner of one of the country's most treasured independent bookstores, The Strand, sadly passed away on January 3rd at the age of eighty-
The oldest bookstore in America, and possibly the world, is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Moravian Book Shop has been open and running since 1745, meaning it is actually older than the United States, clocking in over 270 years.