Valley Independent Bookstores Battle Corporate Cousins

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 2:24pm
Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 2:25pm
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One of the Valley’s successful independent bookstores, "Changing Hands," is in the process of raising money to open a second shop in Phoenix on Camelback Road.

Based on almost everything we have heard, brick and mortar bookstores are on their way out, but are independent bookstores different and in better shape than their corporate cousins?

Peter Osnos wrote a piece earlier this month for The Atlantic. It is called "How 'Indie' Bookstores Survived (and Thrived)." He is the founder and editor at large for PublicAffairs Books and joined us from New York.