7 Perfect Independent Bookstores from Across the Globe

7 Perfect Independent Bookstores from Across the Globe

Book Culture

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. They’re the places you go when you want to get out of the house, but you also still want to sort of be alone.   And this is why it’s so very vital that we stand by, support, and shop at our independent bookstores. Our independent bookstores are small business that are constantly being threatened by the bigger, fortune 500 corporations; it’s up to us to keep ensuring that the corporations don’t win and that …

These Books Are Smaller Than Your Fingertip, but They Speak Volumes

These Books Are Smaller Than Your Fingertip, but They Speak Volumes

Book Culture

If you’re an avid reader, then I’m sure you’ve come across hundreds (if not thousands) of unique books. But have you ever come across a book no bigger than three inches? If not, then you’re in for a delightful surprise.    You can officially cross reading a miniature book off your bookworm-bucket list by visiting The University of Iowa which houses a collection of 4,000 tiny books. The collection was donated in 1996 by Charlotte M. Smith. Smith was an avid reader and passionate book collector who began collecting miniature books after realizing that full-size books were taking over her bookshelves. While some …