A San Francisco store bounces back; a Cincinnati store marks its 40th birthday; and a fire temporarily closes a California shop.
After Nearly Closing, Borderlands Has a Surplus: What a difference a year makes. After looking like it could be the first casualty of San Francisco’s minimum wage law, Borderlands Books has a surplus of $200,000. With community support, the bookstore is looking to raise money to get a $300,000 down payment for its own building.
Duttenhofer’s Books Celebrates 40 Years: The used bookstore in Cincinnati, which provided books for the sets for Rain Man and Carol, marked its first four decades on Sunday.
Fire Temporarily Closes Yesterday’s Books: A fire in the attic caused the closing the 36-year-old Modesto, Calif., used, new, and rare book store temporarily. It wasn’t certain at press time whether the store will reopen today.
Student Book Exchange in Bowling Green, Ohio, Closes: After 58 years, the store, which catered to students and their families at Bowling Green State University Campus, closed its doors on Sunday.