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Jürgen Fauth Reads Kino in Berlin

In April Atticus author Jürgen Fauth hit NYC on a reading tour for his debut novel Kino, a literary thriller.  Then in June he did it again, this time much closer to the book’s setting in Berlin.   First at the St Gaudy Cafe, Jürgen read along side with Marcy Dermansky and Jessica Francis Kane at […]

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Five Questions with Gayle Shanks of Changing Hands Bookstore

We love ourselves a good independent bookseller. And when it comes to booksellers that will stop at nothing to get you the most interesting, outside-the-box, see-the-world-a-different way books out there, Gayle Shanks is hard to beat. Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona has been going strong since 1974 and isn’t showing any signs of stopping. […]

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Co-owners Carla Cohen (seated) and Barbara Meade (July 24, 1989), photo by Darrel Ellis, courtesy of Politics & Prose

Politics & Prose: A Favorite Neighbor

We know it seems obvious. We’re an indie press. We interview indie bookstores. D.C. is our backyard. So why haven’t we interviewed any of those indie-rific folks over at Politics & Prose? Well, we have. Mark LaFramboise, P&P’s book buyer with a very fancy last name, was gracious enough to take a break from finding […]

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One More Page: An Interview with Eileen McGervey

Isn’t there some song about finding what you’ve been looking for in your own backyard? Or something like that? Well, either way, as self-professed indie bookstore lovers we were thrilled to discover One More Page Books, a bright, cheery book shop just a short cruise around the beltway from us in Arlington, Va. As if […]

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Coming Home to La Casa Azul

Aurora Anaya-Cerda is a shining example of the drive and dedication to community that defines the indie booksellers we so admire and strive to celebrate. Determined to provide East Harlem with a literary focal point of its own, Anaya-Cerda launched a ’40K in 40 Days’ campaign  with the goal of raising the funds necessary to […]

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