Tag: bookstores

Books still alive and well in Victoria

When I lived in Hamilton and Toronto, one of my favourite things to do was to visit bookstores, both new and used. The hours scanning the shelves of the many book shops that used to line Queen Street was time well spent. Sadly, they are…

Hurrah for independent booksellers!

These days, when most bookstores have become insubstantial online warehouses or indistinguishable big-box retailers, it’s gratifying to find independent booksellers who still offer unique environments to browse for books. Used bookstores are more likely to embody this feeling of old-time…