Over the past several years booksellers have noticed and appreciated the heightened concern shown by customers about the harmful effects of Amazon on small, independent retail. While this concern has obviously not dented Amazon’s sales or its hastening growth, prior to COVID…
I recently got an email from a customer, in response to an announcement I’d sent out about the store’s fifth year anniversary celebration: “Surely…
A Contrarian's Hopefully Productive Take
Part One, Probably
But it's only just yet Spring
Welcome to Brad’s Newsletter by me, Brad Johnson. I run a bookstore in Oakland, CA - @eb_booksellers (East Bay Booksellers) & cohost a…

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