Posts Tagged ‘bookstores’

Despite Rent Reduction, St. Mark’s Bookshop Might Have to Move

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Interior of the East Village's St. Mark's Bookshop. Photo by James Kelleher. By Paul Bisceglio St. Mark’s Bookshop has been a literary fixture of the East Village since 1977. It’s where Allen Ginsberg met Philip Glass, where Susan Sontag and Annie Leibovitz spent Sunday evenings and where William S. Burroughs hung out. Since the economy took a turn for the worse, however, the shop has struggled to [&hellip
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Strand Book Store Remains Strong

Written by admin on . Posted in Books, Breaking News

By Georgia Suter Competition from tablets and ebooks have shaken the stability of many bookstores in New York and across the United States in the past few years. While a shift in the bookstore landscape started years earlier, with large chain booksellers forcing lesser-known independent stores out of business, the new digital shift is pushing [&hellip
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