Boston Book Festival marks rising trend in bookselling
A typical bookstore reading is a quiet affair. One writer, maybe two, reading passages while standing at a lectern in front of a few dozen people .
Commission may declare former Transcendentalist bookstore a landmark
- The bookstore and library helped introduce Bostonians to the European literature that inspired the Transcendentalist movement. The parlor was a gathering place for its leaders, including her friend Ralph Waldo Emerson.