book·​shop | \ ˈbu̇k-ˌshäp How to pronounce bookshop (audio) \

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Four people connected with a Hong Kong publisher and bookshop that published books banned in China go missing. Fox News, "Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms," 12 June 2019 Other acceptable professions include: baker, writer (fiction only), caterer, wedding planner, assistant, and bookshop owner. Chloe Angyal, Marie Claire, "The Only Thing Worse Than Valentine's Day Is Valentine's Day," 14 Feb. 2019 Its bookshop, where aesthetics and left-wing politics also overlap, has long been a draw too. Edward Schneider, New York Times, "At a London Temple to Art, Culinary Virtuosity on Display," 21 Apr. 2018 Not only does Beauty and the Beast feature several interracial relationships, Belle's friend, the bookshop owner, is black. Mehera Bonner, Marie Claire, "13 Ways 'Beauty and the Beast' Is *Completely* Different from the Original," 3 Mar. 2017 The digital bookshop company reentered the US market this year, teaming up with Walmart to sell Kobo e-readers, the millions of books in its e-book library, and a new audiobook subscription service. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Kobo Forma review: A formidable opponent for Amazon’s Kindle Oasis," 22 Nov. 2018 Fascist thugs attacking bookshops is the logical conclusion to a political movement that rejects facts and experts. Constance Grady, Vox, "Being a librarian used to be considered too dangerous a profession for women," 11 Aug. 2018 Afterword Tavern & Shelves, a bookshop, bar and cafe, plans to take the corner space. Joyce Smith, kansascity, "Contemporary menswear shop opens in the Crossroads | The Kansas City Star," 1 Mar. 2018 For many at the beginning, the bookshop was a vibrant hub for the exchange of ideas. The Economist, "Françoise Frenkel’s powerful memoir of the second world war," 25 Jan. 2018

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1765, in the meaning defined above

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