Bookstagram is full of daily delights to feast your eyes on, but one of our favorites to follow is bookstore chalkboards. There’s something about a hand-drawn sign that is irresistible in this age of perfectly polished digital personas.
This Saturday, April 27, is Independent Bookstore Day, a celebration of the local booksellers and businesses that are the heart and soul of our communities.
There has been much discussion and a general consensus around the benefits of eating local—Alice Waters has famously championed local food production and reducing food miles as the key to sustainability—but how does this affect the items you won’t find at the farmer’s market? Does the same climate calculus apply when you are buying books?