Book Retailers

  • Voice Choices

    November 28, 2012


    Dig up rare classics at this book fair

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Borders' Demise: What Does It Mean for New York's Independent Bookstores?

    ​Yesterday, the Columbus Circle Borders hosted its last event: a well-attended reading from Hair: The Story of the Show that Defined a Generation, followed by cast performances. A young boy sitting toward the back had his nose stuck in a graphic novel (paper, not digital) through almost the wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    $1 Million Rent Kills the Librairie Francaise

    Thanks to TONY for letting us know: the Librairie Francaise is closing. Rockefeller Center has raised the French booksellers' rent from $360,000 a year to -- get this -- $1 million. David Rockefeller accommodated the library in 1935 to lend a touch of class to the new Center, but who goes to Rockefe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    The Long, Slow Death of Bookshops

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 16, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 17 Book Row By John Wilcock In a leisurely age that seems not so long ago, husbands and wives could always find plenty to do in the area around Broadway and 10th Street. The big attraction was the splendid ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Start Your Own Bookstore: Only $250,000 Down

    You can see how much jam it takes to start a business in New York nowadays from the example of Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, profiled today at Brooklyn Based. At her own blog she writes, "booksellers are tough, and relish a challenge." They better be -- Bagnulo, who's been in the bookselling game for ei ... More >>

  • Books

    May 16, 2006

    Chain Reaction

    Do bookstores have a future?

  • News

    April 8, 2003

    Throwing the Book at Us

    FBI Snoops at Libraries

  • News

    February 19, 2002

    Eyeing What You Read

    FBI in Libraries and Bookstores

  • News

    September 21, 1999

    It’s Sell or High Water

    Whee-commerce! Can Indie Booksellers Ride the Wave?

  • News

    June 9, 1998