Garden District Book Shop

Over winter break I went to New Orleans with my family for the first time. While leisurely strolling around the Garden District we stumbled upon the Garden District Book Shop, a small but beautiful indie bookstore with loads of signed books. Browsing bookstores always reminds me why I wanted to go into the publishing business. …

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Love and Care Pop-up Bookstore

Gotta love the holiday season. New Zealand publisher PQ Blackwell¬†opened two LOVE AND CARE¬†pop-up bookstores in Manhattan. Today, a friend and I explored the one in the Meatpacking District, on 344 W 14th Street. The store is open seven days a week, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., until the end of December (or possibly …

WIRED pop-up store: a slideshow

WIRED Magazine has a holiday pop-up store. Located on 692 Broadway, New York, NY, the store will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., from November 19 through December 26 only. If you get a chance, you should check it out. It's pretty cool! Click on the actual slideshow to see full-sized …

Barnes & Noble

Rumor has it that Barnes & Noble may no longer exist one year from now. In the meantime, I can enjoy their stores and Christmas decorations. And I can also play around with their Nook. The new color Nook was recently released. It uses LED like Apple's iPad, but it's formatted similarly to Amazon's Kindle--with …

My Favorite Manhattan Christmas Window Displays

Yesterday was the first day I was out in the snow. It was light and pretty, and by the time I got home, I couldn't feel my hands, because I got very camera happy and couldn't stop taking pictures of all the beautiful and elaborate window displays in Manhattan. Below are some of the best …