Louisville store scores sales via Twitter; Brooklyn booksellers sounds off; Oakland store starts crowdfunding; a Boston charity store expands; and more.
Louisville Bookstore Benefits from Tweet: Carmichael's Bookstore got more than 1,000 orders after author Shae Serrano told 135,000 Twitter followers to order his book from the store.
Owner of Brooklyn's WORD is Worried: Christine Onorati, who owns bookstores in Brooklyn and Jersey City, says the bookselling business needs new business models.
Oakland Bookstore Starts Crowdfunding Campaign: DIESEL: A Bookstore launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise $50,000 so a bookseller can buy the store.
Charity Bookstore in Boston Expands: More Than Words, a nonprofit store, is taking over the space formerly occupied by the Medieval Manor restaurant.
New Bookstore Honors Slain Journalist: The Charnice A. Milton Community Bookstore in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Edgy Austin Bookstore Closes: Brave New Books, an “anti-establishment” bookstore near the University of Texas at Austin has closed.
A Travel Guide to Tel Aviv Bookstores: Time Out offers a tour of stores with a strong selection of English-language books in the city.
Bookstore in Wales Rejects Dan Brown: The charity bookstore refuses to accept any more copies of The Da Vinci Code.