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Harry’s Take: Closing bookstores detract from city’s vitality

Harry’s Take: Closing bookstores detract from city’s vitality

April 21, 2014


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Cutthroat competition and surging rent prices have forced many of New York’s booksellers to abandon shop. For local bookstores, the price of rent has reached a level that has proven unsustainable. Despite residents who choose to buy their latest novels from local bookstores instead of online behemot...