May 1, 2019
When you really need to own that book.
Sure, the Friends love libraries best of all. But? We also love our independent bookstores.
This Wall Street Journal article, How One Independent Bookstore Succeeds in the Amazon Age, points out happily that "Independent stores are making a strong comeback, with the number of locations rising to 2,470 currently from 1,651 in 2009." Lookin' at you, Amherst Books and Odyssey Bookshop.