Bookstores Persevere Throughout the Pandemic

Bookstores Persevere Throughout the Pandemic

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Bookstores around the globe have had to adjust their strategies in order to stay afloat during such uncertain times, and while it’s been a sincere trial for everyone, some bookstores are rising from the ashes and growing into even stronger entities because of it. And this success is in large part due to loyal customers and generous support.

Bookspot of the Week: Buchhandlung Lüders

Bookspot of the Week: Buchhandlung Lüders

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Welcome back to another Bookspot of the Week, where we connect with outstanding bookstores in order to share their businesses and satisfy your craving for bookstore gems. This week we spoke with Ragna Lüders, the owner of a bookstore in Germany whose shop won the Hamburg Bookstore Prize in 2016, as well as the German Bookstore Prize from 2017 to 2019: Buchhandlung Lüders. Let’s take a little trip to Hamburg and jump in on all the bookish buzz!     How did your bookstore transition from concept to reality? My father opened the bookstore almost sixty-five years ago so it …

Bookspot of the Week: Libreria

Bookspot of the Week: Libreria

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It’s Bookspot time! Welcome back to bookspot of the week, where we have a chance to speak with amazing bookstores to quite frankly show them off. And if you didn’t know about them, now you do! This week we spoke with Lloyd Sowerbutts, the manager of a bookshop in London called, Libreria, it can be found at 65 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JP.     How did your bookstore transition from concept to reality? Libreria was conceived as a way for customers to discover new voices and ideas, which wouldn’t be easy in a conventionally merchandised bookshop, or internet retailer’s …