- 12% say: "None--they either win me over on price and service or they deserve to die"
- 43% say: "Some--if they create an enriching place, I'll pay somewhat higher prices to support them"
- 31% say: "Serious--great local bookshops are foundations of community, well worth the price to keep alive"
- 11% say: "Don't know--locally-owned bookstores already vanished from where I live"
Monday, April 27, 2009
Obligation to Support Local Bookstores?
Marc Fisher at the Washington Post talks about our obligation, if any, to support local bookstores. Fisher ends his essay with a poll asking: "" Here are the results so far: