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News Fri Feb 20 2009

How Are Our Local Indies Surviving?

The Daily Herald checks on the health of several suburban indie bookstores, including Crocodile Pie children's bookstore in Libertyville, Town House Books in St. Charles and Anderson's in Naperville. All three share some survival strategies for the current economy.

And, The Southtown Star recently profiled The Bookie's Paperbacks & More bookstore in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood, a used bookstore which is seeing a "boost in sales" as more people hunt for deals.

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