Category Archives: Bookstore Tourism

Why I Smell So Good

I smell so good because I spend my days surrounded by antiquarian books. This video explains why that is the case. Okay, it’s just one man’s opinion.  

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Steal This Book

Vintage/Anchor Books recently tweeted this photo of a “Most Stolen Books” shelf from an unidentified bookstore. I’m not too surprised by the “popularity” of Charles Bukowski, Jack Kerouac, or Henry Miller, but who risks getting arrested to steal a book … Continue reading

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Into The Sun

Check our cartoonist Peter Chiykowski’s blog Rock Paper Cynic¬†for more like this.

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When The Bookstores Are Closed

Singapore bookstore BooksActually has launched the first two of a new series of book vending machines. The machines are located at the Singapore Visitors Centre and the National Museum of Singapore. The book vendors will be rotated every three months … Continue reading

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China has the best new bookstores

While beloved bookstores are closing all across the United States, remarkable shops are popping up throughout China. This incredible bookstore, designed by XL-MUSE group, is located in the new commercial center of Binjiang District in Hangzhou. photos © Shao Feng

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Happy Indie Bookstore Day

For countless booklovers, independent bookstores are not just retail outlets, they’re the heart of the community and a personal haven. Today, we’re marking the second annual Independent Bookstore Day across the United States. More than 435 indies, from Alaska to … Continue reading

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Dancing Books

This lovely video was choreographed and performed by Renee Kester and directed by Tim Milgram. The music is Forever sung by James Bay.

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Self-Serving Sunday

What everyone should do today:

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Support The Book Thing

The city of Baltimore is known for its rich historical past and contemporary poverty and racial strife. But one of the longstanding bright spots in the port city is the beloved community organization The Book Thing. This free book program … Continue reading

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Winter Instructions

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