A Five-Story Book-Lover’s Paradise: Waterstones, London

The five-story Waterstones bookstore at Piccadilly Circus in London knows exactly how to persuade a book-lover to stay there all day.

It’s Never Too Late to Self-Publish Your Memoirs

My grandparents survived the Holocaust, but they never talk about it. My childhood was filled with books like Number the Stars, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and Anne Frank’s diary. From these books I gathered an understanding…

Indie Bookstore Exploration at Pikes Place Market

With a six hour layover in Seattle, what’s a book nerd to do? Answer: Continue my search for the perfect indie bookshop at Pikes Place Market of course! I found 3. The first bookstore I…

Alice Through the Lincoln Tunnel: A Bibliophile in NYC

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series New York City

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.…

A Dreamer’s Independent Bookstore Built from Travel Inspiration

While the debate over print versus e-books rages on, and large booksellers like Borders go out of business, I believe our small indie bookstores still have qualities we love too much to let go. Prompted…

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