More than seven decades after opening, the first bookstore
in Taiwan to sell Chinese books, Tzu Li Bookstore
, will be renovated with funds provided by the Ministry of Culture (MOC).
The district is home to somewhere around 160 different bookstores
, each with its own specialties.
Whose stories and experiences were deemed worth publishing and what works made their way into bookstores
and the hands of readers, then, was controlled by an industry predominantly run by elite white men.
Celebrating the 115th anniversary of the Egyptian Museum, the American University in Cairo (AUC) took part in the heEgyptian Heritage Exhibition, and opened a branch of its bookstore
at the museum.
will also have a major presence at the Cairo International Book fair, which will be held this month, with great offers on AUC Press titles among a huge selection of imported books and an even wider selection of children's educational books than ever before.
When the author talks and bookstore
tours were over, the participants convened on their own.
Before the Internet existed, feminist bookstores
were my Google, my Craigslist, my OKCupid--and, of course, my Amazon.
At a time when corporate booksellers had effectively dismissed the political (and economic) clout of the women's liberation movement, feminist bookstores
stocked, affirmed and celebrated the works of writers such as Gloria Anzaldua, Dionne Brand, Nicole Brossard, Anne Cameron, Chrystos, Susan Griffin, Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, Jane Rule and Betsy Warland, to name a few.
The whole of 2015 proved successful for bookstores
with sales rising 2.5 percent, the first annual gain for the sector since 2007.
Barnes and Noble Education is one of the largest contract operators of bookstores
on college and university campuses across the US.
plans to open about 400 bookstores
, according to an executive at a major mall.
Amazon.com Inc plans to open up to 400 physical bookstores
, an executive of a major U.S.
Karim Benkirane, CEO of Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia, and Nasser Al-Agil, COO of Jarir Bookstores
, have signed a deal under which Virgin Mobile booths will be set up at Jarir Bookstores
across Saudi Arabia.
More than 500 independent bookstores
have closed in Britain since 2005