This year’s festival offers a glimpse at new trends in book culture in Ann Arbor.
by Russ Brakefield
The demise of Borders is not a new story, nor is the recent revitalization of independent book culture in Ann Arbor and across the country. According to the American Booksellers Association, over forty-one independent bookstores opened nationally last year, while larger chain stores continued to close. Three of those stores opened in Washtenaw County: Bookbound and Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor and Blackstone Bookstore in Ypsilanti.
Through all the changes, the Ann Arbor Book Festival continues to play an important role in the literary community…[See full article HERE]