Michigan used bookstore to close after 39 years; future of Kansas bookstore uncertain after fire; Alaskan glacier bookstore gets new management; and more.
Michigan's The Reading Place to Close: The Charlotte, Mich., used books and comic bookstore will close this May, after 39 years in business.
Future of Kansas Bookstore Uncertain: The Dusty Bookshelf in Manhattan, Kan., closed in January and underwent a complete remodel before a fire destroyed the store in March. Whether it will reopen remains uncertain.
Ohio Bookstore to Reopen After 2016 Fire: Browse Awhile Books in Tipp City, Ohio, closed after a fire tore through the store in June 2016, destroying 150,000 books.
Glacier Center Bookstore in Juneau Gets New Management: As of May, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center bookstore will be operated by non-profit Discovery Southeast, which promises to keep the store open year-round and stock 75% local titles.
Pakistan Bookstore Recommends Titles for Troubled Times: The Last Word bookstore in Lahore recommends five books to help foreigners understand Pakistan's current political and social climate.
Taiwan's Biggest Online Bookstore Charts Women's Interests: Books.com.tw, Taiwan's largest online bookstore, surveyed a portion of its 5 million female customers, revealing interest in inspiration and empowerment books is on the rise.