Bookstores are in essence personal libraries. In this way, they are macrocosms of the books they contain—there is life inside them.
Reading the daily news (probably on a PC or tablet device) one might have the notion that ebooks were on a killing spree, destroying every part of the old media system on their way, the latest victim:
Growing up in South Florida in the 70s and 80s, there was a great bookstore at the corner of US1 and Sunrise Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale called “All Books and Continue Reading
Since the popularity of eReaders, tablets and online libraries, people have been skipping going to public libraries. Moreover, since the resources are easily accessible over the Internet, people ca…