Do You Read Me?: Bookstores Around the World (Hardcover)

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By Gestalten (Editor), Marianne Julia Strauss (Editor), Jürgen Boos (Preface by)
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Lose yourself in the pages of this showcase of some of the most beautiful, innovative, and successful bookshops around the world. Bookshops are powerful places with the -freedom to deep-dive into their niche, from -cooking to cartoons, architecture to anarchy. - Do you read me? reconsiders the bookshop as a cornerstone of the community, where subcultures have the physical space to thrive. Bookshops are universally recognized as marketplaces of knowledge, curiosity, inspiration, and entertainment. They also promote communication and tolerance across cultures and have become destinations for both local communities and travelers. Within a changing media environment their role has been shifting, leading their overseers to pursue different ways to engage with their customers and build local--and sometimes even regional--support for their businesses. Do you read me? seeks out the most innovative and beautiful bookshops achieving this, sharing their concepts and celebrating book culture in all its glorious forms.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783899559941
ISBN-10: 3899559940
Publisher: Gestalten
Publication Date: June 9th, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English