Illinois store for sale; the Missouri indie thriving under new management; Providence’s Paper Nautilus reopens; a Miami bookseller turned movie producer; and more.
Illinois Bookstore for Sale: The owners of the Bookworm in Carbondale are retiring and have put their store up for sale.
Montana Store Finances in Dispute: This House of Books, a co-op bookstore in downtown Billings, is sorting out who is responsible for tens of thousands of dollars of unpaid bills.
Rhode Island Store Reopens: A Kickstarter campaign helped Paper Nautilus bookstore pay to move to a new location after it lost its previous lease in April.
California Store Fights to Survive: Facing financial challenges, A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair is trying special events to attract new customers.
Missouri Bookstore Thrives With New Management: Used bookstore Dunaway Books in St. Louis has been revived after new owners took over in April.
Miami Store Owner Turns Movie Producer: Mitch Kaplan, owner of Books Books, is a producer on the forthcoming film The Man Who Invented Christmas.