Used bookstores help tell stories along Route 66

Travel Oct 24, 2015

Used bookstores help tell stories along Route 66

by Russell Contreras

Travelers along historic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles have no problem finding their fix of fake American Indian jewelry and vintage Elvis posters. However, along this path motorists also will discover something once declared dead: the used bookstore. There's the Chicago bookstore with ...

Kinokuniya revamps foreign books section

Business / Corporate May 29, 2014

Kinokuniya revamps foreign books section

by Magdalena Osumi

One of Tokyo's largest bookstores relaunched its foreign books section Thursday after doubling its capacity and offering what it says is the largest selection of non-Japanese titles available nationwide. The Takashimaya Times Square branch of Kinokuniya Co. near Shinjuku Station in Tokyo offers about 120,000 ...