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This section includes coverage of bricks-and-mortar bookstores.

  • Author Emma Straub is Opening a Bookstore in Brooklyn (2016-12-07): New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub and her husband Michael Fusco-Straub are opening an independent bookstore in Brooklyn.

  • Barnes & Noble Opening Digital Experience Bookstore (2016-02-24): Barnes & Noble announced it is opening a new kind of bookstore with a full digital experience. The store will open sometime in 2016.

  • Amazon to Launch Hundreds of Physical Bookstores (2016-02-02): Amazon is plan to launch hundreds of real bricks-and-mortar bookstores. There could be as many as 400 of them.

  • Amazon Opens Real Bricks-and-Mortar Bookstore in Seattle (2015-11-03): Amazon has opened its first real physical bookstore in Seattle. It is located in Seattle's University Village.

  • First Annual Independent Bookstore Day is May 2nd (2015-04-04): California Bookstore Day was such a success last year, the event is going nationwide on May 2, 2015.

  • Wimpy Kid Author Jeff Kinney to Open Bookstore (2015-03-22): Jeff Kinney, author of the bestselling Wimpy Kid book series, is opening a bookstore in Plainville, Massachusetts.

  • President Obama Takes Daughters Shopping at an Independent Bookstore (2011-11-27): President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha celebrated Small Business Saturday yesterday.

  • Books-a-Million to Open 41 New Stores in November (2011-10-27): Books-a-Million, Inc.

  • Author Opens Bookstore That Only Sells His Book (2011-04-29): Author Andrew Kessler found a clever way to market his book.

  • Borders Closing 28 More Stores, Barnes & Noble Also Struggling (2011-03-18): Struggling retailer Borders is closing 28 more stores.

  • British Book Sales: Nonfiction Slumps, Fiction Sells (2009-11-06): The Bookseller reports that sales of nonfiction in Britain are slumping while sales of fiction are up 90%.

  • A Book Lover's Dream Vacation (2005-11-07): Kenneth Turan of the L.