From the web: “‘People are so happy we exist’: indie bookshops grow despite retail slump”

James Ashmore admits that he and his wife Louise “had a good five minutes of just smelling all the books” when the stock arrived for their new independent bookshop, Read., in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. “It’s like when you get a book for Christmas, but we got 35 boxes which we cracked open.

from Pocket