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Bookstore Economics 102

by Kathy Crowley Over the past year or so I’ve learned a lot about the economics of independent bookstores.  That’s because my husband and I have been trying to work our way into the business. Who knows if we’ll get there – some days we’re all ready to order the really cool bookmarks we’ll be […]

A Golden Age for Readers

By Kathy Crowley The other day while I was talking with one of my children’s teachers, she lamented the modern day explosion of distractions. TV, video games, ipods and iPhones, social networking. There are many forces drawing children away what the rest of us think they should be doing. Such as…? Well, let’s just cut to […]