A San Diego bookstore is bought and renamed; Book World expands to Missouri, Florida’s Wild Iris Books to close, San Francisco store is under threat; and more.

California Bookstore Gets New Name: The new owners of West Grove Collective in San Diego are renaming the store The Book Catapult.

Book World Chain Expands to Missouri: The company is opening its first store in the state in the Capital Mall in Jefferson City.

Florida Feminist Bookstore to Close: Wild Iris Books in Gainesville will close this December.

California Bookstore May Lose Home: The building housing Aardvark Books, a bookstore near San Francisco’s Castro District, is being sold and the store may close.

Houston Indie Bookstore Appreciated: The LA Review of Books profiles the “down and dirty, highbrow” Brazos Bookstore.

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