Tag Archives: bookstores

Amazon book showroom in South Station may reopen

The ever-alert Boston Business Journal reports that Barbara’s Bestsellers has closed but might get a new lease on life - literally - in a smaller space in another part of the station. The 417 square foot book stall appears to have gone to the dark (roast) side for five times the rent paid by the bookseller.…
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Brief chapters in the story of the end of paper

You're probably not reading this on paper.  I didn't write it on paper.  At some point in the future, paper will probably be as outmoded as real parchment - the kind made from split animal skin - is today, used mainly for antique forgeries, art projects and torah scrolls.  Not that I would equate this…
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