independent bookstores

6:08pm

Tue February 24, 2015
City Visions: March 2, 2015

City Visions: The Future of Bay Area Independent Bookstores

What does the future look like for the Bay Area's independent bookstores? Although San Francisco has more independent bookstores than almost anywhere in the US, many shops are struggling to survive. One such place is the Mission District's Borderlands Books, which will close this month unless an innovative sponsorship plan can save it. Host David Onek talks with the owner of Borderlands and other Bay Area booksellers about what it takes to stay open in the face of Amazon, rising rent, minimum wage hikes, and more. 

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12:00am

Wed July 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: What's on your summer reading list?

Marcus Books

  

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