The Craig Fahle Show

Keeping Independent Bookstores Open

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Photo Courtesy: Nightlightrevue

In 2009 The American Booksellers Association, had 1,401 member businesses. The number has grown every year for the past four. The ABA now has 1,632 members, jumping significantly between 2011 and 2013 - The year that Borders closed.

Guests Janet Webster-Jones, owner of Source Booksellers, and Kary Loren, co-owner of Bookbeat discuss the status of Detroit's literary community.

When was the last time you visited an independent bookstore?