Do You Read Me? Bookshops Around the World
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Bookshops are powerful places encompassing all sorts of niches, from cooking to cartoons, architecture to anarchy, and are universally recognised as marketplaces of knowledge, curiosity, inspiration, and entertainment. This title considers the bookshop as a cornerstone of the community, where sub-cultures have the physical space to thrive. It seeks out the most innovative and beautiful bookshops achieving this, sharing their concepts and celebrating book culture in all its glorious forms.They also promote communication and tolerance across cultures and have become destinations for both local communities and travellers. Within a changing media environment their role has been shifting, leading their overseers to pursue different ways to engage with their customers and build local—and sometimes even regional— support for their businesses.
ISBN 9783899559941. Die Gestalten Verlag.