Amazon Is Putting Award-Winning Independent Bookstores Out of Business

Amazon Is Putting Award-Winning Independent Bookstores Out of Business

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Duh. Just to clarify, that’s very much a sympathetic “duh” —a begrudgingly uttered duh. The type of sound which escapes ones’ mouth when reason violently overcomes any and all romantic notions. Don’t get me wrong, I love Amazon. No going to the mall and wastefully spending minutes on “browsing” or avoiding awkward encounters with school mates you thought you’d never have to see again; however, some things are better off experienced the old-fashioned way: suspenders, cast iron pans, photo albums (not really) and bookstores. According to an article posted on The Guardian’s website, Wenlock Books in Shropshire (county in the …