Indie Bookstores Charge for Readings

By posted at 11:31 pm on June 21, 2011 1

A number of indie book stores, squeezed by patrons using their shelves only for research into later online purchases, are starting to charge admission for in-store readings and events, the New York Times reports.

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One Response to “Indie Bookstores Charge for Readings”

  1. yedelstein
    at 6:31 pm on June 23, 2011

    I know that bookstores are suffering greatly because of eBooks. We need to help them as much as we could if we would like them to survive. I also understand the urgency that bookstores have to make money wherever they could to try to make up for all their losses. However I think most of the people that are attracted and come to bookstore events and book signings are people that support the stores already. Would this turn people from buying books from a store that changing for every small event they offer?

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