Amazon Books Expands?

February 4, 2016 | 2

I directed your attention to the opening of the first Amazon Books in Seattle. Now, reports are coming in that Amazon could have plans to open 300-400 more stores across the country. Other sources say the expansion could be more modest.

is an intern for The Millions. She is the managing editor of Concrete Literary Magazine at Emerson College, where she is pursuing a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing. She tweets at @Cara_DuBois.


  1. When I visited, the bricks and mortar Amazon bookstore was crowded and buzzing, that’s for sure, not the sort of traditional place where you browse and ponder. I found only recent books—lots of pop stuff and a variety of Amazon devices. If you suddenly have an urge to hold, say, an Edith Wharton novel in your hands, you’ll have to go to the library, find an indie, or place your order at the desk.

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