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Bookstore: the Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.

by Tillman, Lynne

  • ISBN: 9780151004256
  • ISBN10: 0151004250

Bookstore: the Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.

by Tillman, Lynne

  • List Price: $25.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publish date: 01/01/2004
  • ISBN: 9780151004256
  • ISBN10: 0151004250
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Description: For twenty years, from 1977 to 1997, Books & Co. was one of the premier independent bookstores in the country. Stocking a wide range of quality fiction and nonfiction, Books & Co. was the kind of bookstore writers and readers dream about: a place where reading was an adventure, where interesting works would always be available, where writers would congregate to share ideas and discuss their writing. Its closing, in a rent dispute with the Whitney Museum of Art, caused a media sensation as readers and book lovers decried the end of a cultural icon.

In Bookstore, Lynne Tillman tells the story of this legendary store and its determined founder, Jeannette Watson, with help from the voices of Brendan Gill, Roy Blount Jr., Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin, Susan Sontag, Paul Auster, Simon Schama, Lyn Chase, Susan Cheever, Leila Hadley, J.D. McClatchy, Richard Howard, and many more. And the story goes beyond the walls of the store itself to explore the state of publishing and bookselling in a time when the very landscape of the book world has shifted radically. A fascinating account of business, books, and writerly aspiration, Bookstore is a vital window into a world so many have fantasized about.

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