How to improvise your own indie store and beat back the chains. Laties aims to spark a grassroots revival of community bookselling, challenging aspiring entrepreneurs to improvise the wildly imaginative indie stores of tomorrow. The result of several decades hard lessons, the author offers informed advise, humorous anecdotes and sharp-tongued rants.
Includes a behind-the-scenes history of the book industry, three rules of Rebel Bookselling, and how to use the chains methods against them. Everything you wanted to know about the book business, but were afraid to ask. From a pioneer of bookstore as community resource. $14.95 original retail price. Now sale priced!