We were getting compliments on our old website up to the day we switched to this new one. We, too, loved our old site. It was fun, quirky and brimming with personality. But it was also just plain old: unwieldy, barely functional, and difficult to update. Its animations were delightful but they featured dogs, lizards, booksellers, and decor that are long gone. Crucially, it also operated on a platform many generations removed from the technological present.
We were recently interviewed by our friends over at LitHub. Here are some of our answers to your most pressing questions:
What is your favorite section?
Ezra (co-owner): Our be-turtled, be-ponded garden, where we can read our small-press books at lunchtime.
Stephanie (co-owner): Our small press shelves. Or the rare book selection at our other shop, Terrace Books.
Dana (bookseller): The NYRB Classics. If I were trapped in an...