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ArtLung posts tagged with “bookstores” ·

  • No love for San Diego in AFAR’s favorite California independent bookstores.
    AFAR’s Our Favorite Independent Bookstores in California contains no love for San Diego despite us having some great bookstores. I would easily put Verbatim Books on this list and give Mysterious Galaxy strong consideration. But I’m nitpicking, it’s a fine list overall. The list brings to mind my favorite bookstores of the 1990s in Los Angeles: Midnight…
  • Gary Groth on the bizarre time for comics and books
    Quote of the week, er… last week: Question: Have you put contingencies in place — as far as publishing goes — as this crisis drags on? Absolutely. We’re assuming depressed sales. We know sales are going to go down. The problem is nobody knows how much. 10%? 20%? More? Nobody knows the answer to that…
  • Mysterious Galaxy Seeks New Ownership
    I thought this email was interesting: Mysterious Galaxy seeks new ownership! For more than 25 years, Mysterious Galaxy has been an iconic fixture in the heart of San Diego, and your support has sustained one of the city’s most cherished independent bookstores. It’s time to pass the torch to a new owner, someone who can…