Earlier this month, our correspondent Rachel Gerry chatted with Ian Donker, owner of Toronto’s Book City, about literary localism, selling what you love, and more. Read their conversation below. Brick: Could you tell us a little bit about Book . . .
Earlier this month, our East Coast correspondent, Rachel Gerry, caught up with Atlantic News owner Michele Gerard to talk about independent publishing, lit-mag love, and more. Read a transcription of their conversation below. Brick: Could you tell us a . . .
On a recent visit to New York City, Brick’s Kristen Scott took a short stroll down Prince Street in Lower Manhattan to the buzzing independent bookstore McNally Jackson. She toured the upper and lower levels—wandering through the classic literature, . . .
We’re chuffed to feature the London Review Bookshop in our latest Brickseller interview. Located in London’s Bloomsbury, the shop boasts more than twenty thousand genre-spanning titles befitting the LRB, which opened its namesake store in 2003. Over email, bookseller . . .
On a trip to Chicago a few years ago, Brick’s designer, Mark Byk, discovered a very cool independent bookstore in Wicker Park. He brought Quimby’s to our attention, and in a short while, Brick found a home on their . . .
Thanks to our international distributor, Central Books, Brick is now showing up in exciting, new-to-us bookstores around the world. And thanks to some dedicated readers, every so often we get a glimpse into these travels. A photograph of Brick 90 . . .
When owners Christin Evans and Praveen Madan became the proud owners of The Booksmith four years ago, their goal was to make an “independent bookstore for the 21st century.” Bricolage talked to Christin Evans by email to find out how . . .
At the intersection of Columbus and Broadway in downtown San Francisco sits City Lights Books. Founded by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin, City Lights Books is a historical landmark, a destination for book lovers from around the world, and . . .
If you haven’t visited one of Type’s two locations in Toronto, you may know the Queen Street store from the delightful Joy of Books video that warmed our hearts when it went viral last winter. Owner Joanne Saul kindly answered . . .
Brick has gone international, and with the aid of London-based distributor Central Books, itʼs now available in Berlin. Specifically, youʼll find it at a bright and beautiful book and magazine shop called Do You Read Me?! on Auguststrasse, a quiet . . .
Mac’s Fireweed Books, an institution on Whitehorse’s main drag, might just be the best bookstore north of 60 (it’s the only one that carries Brick, after all). Manager Natalie Sumner let us pick her brain about the store, famous . . .