Today, our featured bookspot is Blue Plate Books is a charming used bookstore located at the top of the Shenandoah Valley, a scenic hour-and-a-half drive from Washington DC. We spoke with the owner and founder of Blue Plate Books, Pat Saine, about feeding book lovers need to read.
At 3pm on Monday, there will be a rally led by former Strand Bookstore employees in order to protest certain actions that the store's owner, Nancy Bass Wyden, has taken recently.
Leigh Altshuler, owner of Sweet Pickle Books in New York City, actually started a bookstore during a pandemic- the most trying time for booksellers. And, as interesting as it is that she chose this courageous time to start up, what really puts her new shop on the map is its most notable and unorthodox feature: pickles!
There is nothing like the feeling of walking into a bookshop and having thousands of books to browse. It can be overwhelming to find your next read, but fear not, they are a great place to meet with other bibliophiles and get recommendations, especially from the staff. So we reached out to a few of our favorite indie bookshops to find out what their favorite books of 2020 were.
Welcome back to another Bookspot of the Week, where we connect with outstanding bookstores to share their businesses and satisfy your craving for wonderful book places. We spoke to co-owner of [email protected] Books and Drink, Betsy Tobin, about this warm, charming indie bookstore sharing stories in Highbury, North London.