Friday, November 29, 2019

Kansas City Bookstore Renaissance???

This progressive reporting imagines that people still read and pay for words beyond tweet-length screeds penned by partisan hacks . . . It's a nice dream and a bit of an X-mas wish even if sales numbers aren't reflected anywhere in reality . . . Checkit"

Amid Amazon Backlash, Kansas City Sees An Indie Bookstore Revival

Local, independent bookstores in the Kansas City area are making a comeback. Buoyed by growing consumer unease with online retail giant Amazon, "indies" here and around the country are trying to capitalize on customer sentiment that favors brick-and-mortar intimacy and community spirit.

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