The Rent at St. Mark's Bookshop and Other Book News

The fate of St. Mark’s Bookshop is on the table, to be decided by its landlord, Cooper Union, as soon as today. [Bloomberg]

After an investigation into poor working conditions at an Amazon distribution center by the Allentown Morning Call, the company installs air conditioners. [MarketWatch]

HarperCollins is making 5,000 titles available for print-on-demand machines in bookstores (like the Espresso machine at McNally Jackson). [WSJ]

Powell’s, the massive indie bookstore in Portland, Ore. lays off eight managers in a corporate restructure. [Oregonian]James Salter reviews new bio, Hemingway’s Boat. [NYRB]

Why Julian Assange did not want his memoir published. [Guardian]

 

The Rent at St. Mark's Bookshop and Other Book News