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We spoke to employees of NYC’s beloved 93-year-old Strand Book Store who say its millionaire owner’s attempts to save the struggling business are making it harder than ever to run the store

Like many independent businesses across the country, the beloved NYC book store the Strand is in trouble. In late October, the Strand posted a cry for help on Twitter, signed by owner Nancy Bass Wyden, encouraging people to “save the Strand.” The tweet led to 25,000 weekend orders and crashed […]
We spoke to employees of NYC’s beloved 93-year-old Strand Book Store who say its millionaire owner’s attempts to save the struggling business are making it harder than ever to run the store
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I visited one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores, which is over 100 years old and a rumoured inspiration behind Harry Potter — and despite the sea of tourists, I’d tell anyone to go

The Livraria Lello bookstore in Porto is one of the world’s oldest bookstores, frequently ranked as one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, and a top place to visit in Portugal. Opened in 1906, the bookstore was once a haunt of the city’s literary scene, and many say […]
I visited one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores, which is over 100 years old and a rumoured inspiration behind Harry Potter — and despite the sea of tourists, I’d tell anyone to go