Indie bookstores in USA celebrate Indies First and Small Business Saturday, while Indies in the UK host inaugural Sanctuary Saturday event

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Indie bookstores in USA celebrate Indies First and Small Business Saturday, while Indies in the UK host inaugural Sanctuary Saturday event

Nov 27 2017

On Saturday, hundreds of booksellers across the USA took part in Indies First and Small Business Saturday, organizing all kinds of in-store activities, offering a range of deals, hosting parties and engaging in the staple of Indies First since the event was founded by Sherman Alexie in 2013: having authors work in their favorite indies as booksellers. Shelf Awareness reports on some of the events.

Meanwhile, in the UK, bookstores celebrated the first inaugural Saturday Sanctuary to "celebrate bookshops as a place of calm and respite from our hectic daily lives."

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