Inside Nebraska's beloved local bookstore; Baton Rouge indie goes on the block; the "Basil Fawlty" of bookselling calls it quits; and more.
Nebraska Bookstore Supports Local Community: Indigo Bridge Books in Lincoln has been a fixture of the Lincoln literary scene since 2008.
Louisiana Bookstore is Put Up for Sale: Co-op Bookstore in Baton Rouge, opened since 1933, is being put up for sale by the owners who want to retire.
Rebranded BAM to Reopen in Alabama: A former Books-a-Million site in Oxford is re-opening as a branch of the 2nd & Charles chain.
Luxembourg Bookstore Files for Bankruptcy: English-language bookstore Chapter1 has filed for bankruptcy a year after opening a second store.
Anti-showrooming English Bookseller Sells Store: The owner of Bloomindales in Hawes Market House, known as the "Basil Fawlty of Books" for yelling at showrooming customers, has closed his store.
Searching for the World's Best Design Bookstores: The website 99u lists nine of the world's top design bookstores.
Beijing Bookstore Closed in City Clean-up: Pudao Cottage, a well-known bookstore in China's capital, was bricked over and closed as part of a beautification campaign.
Founder of Taiwan Bookstore Chain Dies: Robert Wu, who created the Estlite chain of 48 bookstores, died this week. He was 66.