20 April 2006


Co-owners Charlotte and Cecil Brewer, owners of The Book Rack bookstore in Lodi, California, “were looking forward to celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of their store this summer but now it’s slated for closure. The reason...competition from the “killer Bs”(Barnes &Noble and Borders), a term coined by Bill Maxwell, former owner of the now defunct Maxwell’s Bookmark in Stockton,” California.

I’d never heard of “killer Bs” before—I like it.

Found on LISNews, 20 April 2006, http://lisnews.org/articles/06/04/20/1252236.shtml

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