Category Archives: Bookstore Tourism

Bookstore Lies We tell Ourselves

 

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Booksellers Join The Fight

The wildfires currently raging in Australia have burned millions of acres and devastated the country’s wildlife. To date, twenty-five people have  also died as a result of the months-long blaze.Now, the book community is rallying around those working overtime to … Continue reading

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Better News From Iran

Before the U.S. media begins flooding the airwaves with propaganda about the Iranian “enemy”, I thought it would be a good time to share this story. Mahdieh Ahmadi is a 23 year-old woman from the city of Arak in the … Continue reading

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Seattle Little Free Library

Little Free Cookbook Library This unique take on the Little Free Library project is outside the PCC Natural Market, West Seattle  

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George RR Martin’s Beastly Books

On November 30th, the legendary author George R.R. Martin officially launched his own bricks and mortar bookshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Beastly Books—named for Beauty and the Beast—is located nextdoor to the cinema that Martin purchased and rehabilitated in 2013. … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Shop Locally

 

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More Than Words

More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers young adults who are in the foster care system, court-involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a book business. They believe … Continue reading

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Yeah, That’s Me

 

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Little Bookshop, Big Mountains

On my recent road trip around New Zealand, I stumbled upon what has to be the smallest bookstore that I have ever visited. The owners of the Twizel Bookshop describe their homey establishment as “a little shop, in a little town, close … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism : New Zealand

Some followers of TBTP are aware that I recently returned from a three week roadtrip around New Zealand. Since I was hellbent on seeing as much as I could of Aotearoa as possible, I vowed to limit my time in … Continue reading

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