WORD Brooklyn

WORD has two bookstores, one in Brooklyn and one in Jersey City. Established in 2007, the Brooklyn location is a 1,000 square-foot independent neighborhood bookstore in Greenpoint that hosts everything from the classic author reading and Q&A to potlucks and a basketball league (and anything set in a bar). Store hours are 11:00AM to 6:00PM every day.

Goodbye to Algonquin's Oak Room, E. B. White Answers the ASPCA, and More

Evan Smith Rakoff

Melville House wonders when publishers will speak out about Amazon; New York City's Algonquin Hotel announced that when it reopens this spring after a renovation, the famed Oak Room will be gone; E. B. White answers a charge levied by the ASPCA; and more

Publishing in the Twenty-First Century: An Interview With John B. Thompson

Gabriel Cohen

Gabriel Cohen, coordinator of Sundays at Sunny’s, one of New York City’s longest-running literary reading series, talks with John B. Thompson, author of Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century, who demystifies the complexity of the book-publishing industry in the United States and in the United Kingdom.

Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee

For the fourth installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Milwaukee to speak with Daniel Goldin, owner of Boswell Book Company.

U.K. Bookseller Readies for U.S. Web Launch

by Staff

The Book Depository, a British online retailer, is gearing up for the launch of its U.S. Web site next month. Designed to make the Gloucester-based bookseller more competitive against North American vendors, the site will feature content and pricing geared toward American customers. 


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