Our visit to The Bookworm in Nashville
I was sorry to see that this bookstore was going out of business. We'd been there before, and bought a couple of books.
Now, since the store is going out of business, most books are $2.00, and some new ones are 1/2 off cover price.
So why are they going out of business? One of the owners thinks that e-readers are the reason.
I'm not so sure.
Parnassus Books has recently opened in Nashville too. They have many books on display, a special children's section, and events nearly every day. They are doing a good business.
And Barnes and Noble are selling their own e-reader, as well as books, games, and lattes.
But this store is not the only one I've heard of that is going out of business. I say, at least for older people, bookstores CAN still be a business that makes money. I like books AND ebooks. They both have their place with me.
I enjoy holding and arranging a "regular" book, but also find it fun to look at an e-book occasionally.
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