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Magical Night at Chamblin's Uptown: My Favorite Bookstore Turns 40

To use an old cliche, a good time was had by all at Chamblin’s Uptown, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the opening of legendary bookstore… 262 more words


Interview with a Bookstore series

I’m loving The Guardians’ Interview with a Bookstore series. It’s a great behind-the-scenes look into bookstores from around the world. I’m especially loving this conversation… 33 more words


Favorite Indie Bookstores in Los Angeles

I have been based in West Hollywood, CA and Palm Springs, CA, including forays to other continents, since graduate school. Like most of you, I am a book reader, collector, and appreciator. 157 more words

A Goodbye Letter to the Bookstore

I remember a time when I would eagerly look for two different stores in the mall. KB Toys and Waldenbooks. Both neon signs would make me so happy I could feel my heart skip a beat. 543 more words

Critical Review

No mystery why it's a great store . . . #mysteries #bookstores #fridayinterview @agnewrobin

Columbus, Ohio, boosters, take note: Ann Arbor, Michigan (you’ve heard of it, right?) has eight bookstores just in its downtown area. If we’re geographically generous and stretch our definition of Columbus’s downtown to include German Village, we can add the inestimable Book Loft to our count. 529 more words


100-Year-Old Theatre Converted Into Stunning #Bookstore

Tucked away in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires is a beautiful bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It is built within the almost 100-year-old Grand Splendid Theater, which opened in 1919. 156 more words


On Being a Dinosaur

Things like this pop up on my social media feeds all the time. Libraries, I am told are an endangered species.

For family reasons, I have not worked in a library in over two years, but I am a certified librarian considering going back to it. 1,021 more words