Owner Ed Devereux opened Unabridged Bookstore in its current location in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood in 1980, and while it has expanded since, his vision has remained the same: to promote and sell great books. Unabridged is known for its dedicated and knowledgeable staff, their hand-written personal recommendations, and unparalleled sale book section. The bookstore hosts a variety of author events throughout the year.
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Located in the heart of downtown Evanston, Illinois, Bookends & Beginnings opened in June 2014 in the space formerly occupied by legendary antiquarian store Bookman’s Alley. They offer new, used, and bargain books; unique gift items; and literary events.
Since 1984, Trident Booksellers & Cafe has been a cornerstone of community in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. They have a two-story business with a full menu, host parties in their upstairs dining room, and readings by up-and-coming authors.
Four Seasons Books is a family-owned and operated bookstore founded in 1991. Located in the heart of downtown historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a small college town on the Upper Potomac River, Four Seasons Books offers a unique selection of quality new, used, and discount books. The full-service bookstore hosts a variety of author readings and signings, talks and discussions, and special events and performances.
The Chicago Publishers Resource Center (CHIPRC) strives to build community and foster creativity by providing access to the space, education, and resources necessary to create and self-publish literary and visual work. Events include writing workshops, chapbook making, and readings.
Kazoo Books and Kazoo Books II are independent, locally-owned bookstores offering a wide selection of quality new and used books and book ordering services. Kazoo Books has been serving the greater Kalamazoo area since 1988, with the second location, Kazoo Books II, opening in 2003 on Parkview in the Oakwood neighborhood. The shops host writing workshops, author readings, book signings, and other literary events throughout the year.