Do We Still Need Bookstores?
Friday, March 25, 2011
It used to be the big chains that were feared and loathed by the old-fashioned independent booksellers. Now, some of those independent bookstores are cooking up survival strategies for the rapid dawning of the eBook Age. And at the South by Southwest festival, which took place in Austin last week, a great new act is a needle in the haystack – but we found a needle: blues guitarist Gary Clark, Jr.