The Indie Bookstore Tour of Seattle

Have you ever arrived in a new city and just wanted to see the bookstores? Whether you’re a Seattleite or have never been to the rainy city, we’ve created a bookstore tour of Seattle!

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Beautiful Bookish Advertisements From Israel’s Oldest Bookstore Chain

Steimatzky, founded way back in 1925 in Tel-Aviv, collaborated with GREY Group ad agency in 2013 to create ads that captured the imaginative nature and adventure of books. They feature the readers falling asleep and sweetly snoozing next to their novels’ characters. These even make taking a nap with Stalin look charming! Check them out, and let…

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Rumors of Doom for ISBN Numbers

Since its invention in 1965, booksellers have depended on the ISBN system used internationally to facilitate the distribution of books and to track sales.  However, the digital revolution is changing even this long-standing publishing tradition.  eBooks do not need, and mostly do not have, ISBN numbers (the cost of acquiring an ISBN ranges from $25 to $250). In a world that…

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