Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Reflections of a Small Bookstore Owner

Logan Fox is closing his small bookstore in New Jersey after more than 25 years. His reflections on culture are worth thinking about...

Logan Fox can’t quite pinpoint the moment when movies and television shows replaced books as the cultural topics people liked to talk about over dinner, at cocktail parties, at work. He does know that at Micawber Books, his 26-year-old independent bookstore here that is to close for good in March, his own employees prefer to come in every morning and gossip about “Survivor” or “that fashion reality show” whose title he can’t quite place.

Read the whole thing at Becky's "Farm School" Blog

1 comment:

Kristen Laurence said...

True, and very sad.