Bookstore News: July 31, 2017

An indie opens in Pennsylvania; a Hawaii bookstore changes scenery; poetry for Planned Parenthood; the bookseller on the Booker longlist; and more.

Pennsylvania Gets a New Children’s Store: Book & Puppet Co., a children’s book and toy store will open in Easton this August.

Hawaiian Bookstore Relocates: Basically Books in Hilo, on the island of Hawaii, is relocating within the town.

Bookstore Supports Planned Parenthood with Poetry: A vending machine at Brooklyn’s Books are Magic dispenses poems and store coupons, with all proceeds going to Panned Parenthood.

UK Bookseller Lands on Man Booker Prize Longlist: Twenty-nine year-old bookseller Fiona Mozley, who works at the Little Apple Bookshop in York, has been nominated for her novel Elmet (JM Originals), publishing in August.

Bookseller Lorraine Zimmerman Dies: Zimmerman, owner of Fahrenheit 451 Books in Laguna Beach, Calif., opened from 1978-1988, of Collected Thoughts Bookshop in Berkeley, open from 1996-2004, died earlier this month.

Manitoba Comic Book Store Changes Hands: Eye Opener Book Store in Brandon is being taken over by a new owner.

New TV Show Stars Bookstore Manager: A new television series based on the novel You by Caroline Kepnes revolves around a bookstore manager’s attempts to seduce a woman.

Madrid’s Bookstore for Movie Lovers: Ocho y Medio Bookstore is touted as a local favorite among Madrileños.

The Decline of Manhattan’s Jewish Bookstores: With the closing of West Side Judaica next year, Manhattan will be left with just one Jewish bookstore.

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