The Book Traces project at the University of Virginia documents annotations, marks, and objects found in library books, creating a record of readers’ engagement with the book as a physical object.
The author reflects on his growing collection of books and what it shows about his life as a reader and writer.
Slated to be the only bookstore in the Bronx, the Lit. Bar encourages curious readers and welcomes literary, art, and community gatherings—connecting the great pastimes of social drinking and introverted reading. Offering a carefully curated selection of general books, gift items, and programming, the bookstore hosts author events, wine tastings, poetry slams, and children’s storytime readings.
Founded in 1997 with three floors of books and media, Prospero’s Books is housed in a historic 1890 building in Kansas City, Missouri. The store hosts readings, book releases, and other performance events.
A roundup of new anthologies, including Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, edited by Glory Edim.
Helmed by Ann Hood, a new imprint from Akashic Books offers a home for books about grief, loss, and recovery.
Binnacle specializes in used and new literature, poetry, literary nonfiction, political history, art, drama, philosophy, graphic novels, and children’s books. The shop can accommodate special orders, and is always looking to acquire quality used paperbacks in excellent condition.
The bookstore is a collaborative endeavor by four partners, who have collectively been writers, editors, musicians, producers, organizers, teachers, filmmakers, and booksellers.
Split Rock Books was founded in 2018 by Heidi and Michael Bender, a married couple. After over ten years working as booksellers (and in Michael’s case, as a librarian too!) in a variety of stores in New York City and beyond, they moved up to Cold Spring to open up their own store.
Split Rock carries a curated selection of new books with a focus on literary fiction and nonfiction, small presses, local interest and children’s books. The shop hosts a variety of children’s and family programming, book clubs, readings, signings and discussions.