When a Routine Appointment Leads to Devastating News

When a Routine Appointment Leads to Devastating News

A bookseller recently scheduled a routine eye exam which led to the discovery of a brain tumor. The news was devastating for the bookseller and their partner and families. It meant months of medical appointments, missed worked for both the bookseller and their bookselling partner, driving long distances

A Bookseller’s Life, Saved

A Bookseller’s Life, Saved

Last week a bookseller who needs surgery to remove a rapidly growing cancerous tumor got in touch with us at Binc. They told us how a similar cancer took the lives of several family members. I can only imagine the level of stress and worry this bookseller is

When Disaster Strikes, Your Help Matters

When Disaster Strikes, Your Help Matters

In 2018, Downtown Books was having a great year: business was up, events were stellar, traffic all summer and into the beginning of fall was strong. Then Hurricane Florence triggered an evacuation of the Outer Banks costing me five full days of shoulder season business. No worries. Just tighten the

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