Beacon Press and the Pentagon Papers
Banned Books Week begins tomorrow

Blogging Good Independent Bookstores

Independent bookstores have something special to offer readers, particularly in this age of information overload, and many of us have a favorite neighborhood store where we like to relax and browse. Over at Maud Newton Joel Turnipseed has a great piece on Micawber's Books in St. Paul. It's a celebration of what sets this small, exceptional bookstore apart.   John Freeman at Critical Mass talks about how a good bookstore can get even a cynical reviewer crushed under a mountain of free galleys to plunk down a few dollars for a good read. And Books & Books in Miami is getting ready to celebrate twenty-five years—mazel tov!

How about you? Do you have a favorite neighborhood bookstore you'd like to plug? Use the comments and sound off!