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The 8 Worst Things About Working at a Bookstore

First up: you spend your whole paycheck there. Who needs groceries?

Book Designs Booksellers Hate!

Some books have no survival instincts. Here are 9 books that are unable to exist on bookstore or library shelves without getting damaged.

Halloween Costumes for Booksellers

Or you could just wear whatever you want and say you're foreshadowing.

How To Up Your Book Browsing Game in 5 Easy Steps

A bookseller gives 5 tips for getting the most out of bookstore browsing.

A Visit to the Amazon Bookstore

Amazon has spent a lot of years loudly and repeatedly telling all of us that 1) the bookstore is dead ...

The Definitive Guide to Picking Up Women at a Bookstore

Why hello there. It looks like you’ve Googled “How to Pick Up Women at a Bookstore.” Before we begin, a ...

Give Me Some Money So I Can Open My Dream Bookstore

As many of you know, I live in bookish Madison, Wisconsin. You really can’t go anywhere without tripping over books ...

12 Creative Examples of Bookish Advertising

On my evening commute through the city of Houston, I pass a billboard that looks a lot like this: In ...

7 TV Series that Take Place in Bookstores

Book Riot has brought you 15 Movies Starring Bookstores, 16 Great Library Scenes in Film, and 17 Movies Starring Books. ...

What Not to Say to Bookstore Employees

Avoid bookstore faux pas like the following while speaking to the overworked bookstore employees with their smocks and helpful head ...

Literary Tourism: Portugal

There is much to see and do in Portugal. Portugal is a sort of promised land for us bookish types, ...

My Dream Bookstore: Books, Bocce Ball, and Beer

Back when I was in college, my good friend Tom and I always joked about opening a bookstore-bar hybrid. We ...