Future of Bookselling panel emphasizes the importance of community and making bookstores gathering places

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Future of Bookselling panel emphasizes the importance of community and making bookstores gathering places

Jan 17 2014

Shelf Awareness reports on the Future of Bookselling panel at this week's Digital Book World in New York City:

Booksellers on the Future of Bookselling panel at Digital Book World Wednesday in New York City all emphasized the importance of community and making bookstores gathering places as key elements that have helped them and many other indies thrive in the past few years.

Noting predictions of a few years ago that there would be no bookstores left by now, moderator Chris Kerr of Parson Weems said, "We're here first and foremost to give lie to the rumor that bookstores are dead." .... continued

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