As independent booksellers continue to dwindle, the One Day author dedicates London Book Fair speech to his love of ‘the book as object' and his sadness and guilt at seeing bookshops close
Secondhand book sales online not only make millions but also offer demanding customers rare - or simply cheap - titles that might otherwise rot in landfill
If it ain't broke ... The Word Bookstore has thrived for 40 years by sticking to classic values
A San Francisco bookstore might stay open despite a hike in the local minimum wage.
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A day with the nomadic booksellers of Pakistan.
Kolkata is a haven for book lovers, with everything from major stores to cheap stalls to practitioners of Gutenberg's age-old method of printing.
Iwata Bookstore is a modest little shop in Sunagawa City way up in the Northeastern part of Hokkaido. It also the site of an unlikely success story as it has recently been receiving orders from all over Japan by people wanting its one-of-a-kind offer...
At a time when many booksellers are struggling, Eslite is thriving, with 43 stores in Taiwan and one in Hong Kong. One secret to its success in Taiwan: It operates like a self-contained mall.
The book is back, says James Daunt, who tells Robert McCrum that innovation can help his industry ride out the online storm
There is only one true long-term threat to the legendary bookstore, and it comes from within.
At World Books on Atlantic Boulevard, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day.
It's midnight in the capital of Taiwan.
Like the independent bookstores he photographs, Bryan David Griffith is a bit of a throwback. He does have an email address, but if you want to reach him on the phone, you have to dial a landline, and most likely track him down through his answering ...
Chronicling the life of its late owner, Bruce Handy meets Shakespeare's greatest asset in the age of Amazon: George Whitman's daughter, Sylvia.
Sharon Anderson Wright's half price books is defying the trends shaking her industry.