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

Definition of bookshop

Examples of bookshop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Seems that Asher and a couple of partners, including artist John Dunbar, put together an enterprise that included a bookshop and an art gallery under the Indica banner. Chuck Yarborough, cleveland, "Peter Asher delivers a touching homage to the ’60s and the Beatles, Linda Ronstadt and his own Peter and Gordon," 7 Jan. 2020 The signing is part of the bookshop’s Small Business Saturday celebration. Carole Goldberg,, "Write Stuff: ‘Saving Washington’, ‘Black Girl Book Club’ and a Ballpark Mystery," 21 Nov. 2019 The first was in a basement cafe of the London bookshop where Mr. Litvinenko used to meet his handler from the British secret service. Alex Marshall, New York Times, "A Murdered Spy’s Widow Relives Her Loss Onstage," 4 Sep. 2019 Even if Carter’s not there, invite the kind gallery-bookshop owner and acclaimed designer Michael Russem to show you., "Matthew Carter ’s Top Ten (minus one)," 18 Oct. 2019 Photo Courtesy: Enrico Adelman Adelman went on to invite the author to his brick-and-mortar bookshop, at the time the third iteration of Bloomsday. Fortune, "Meet the Man Selling Hundreds of Signed Copies of Philip Roth Books on a New York Street Corner," 24 Aug. 2019 Dimon herself was asked to curate romance shelves for one of her local bookshops, Mysterious Galaxy, in San Diego. Lillian Brown,, "Reading into the rise of the romance novel," 14 Aug. 2019 The fixed-price rule is meant to keep customers loyal to their local bookshop and out of the clutches of supermarkets and hypercapitaliste American corporations. The Economist, "New ways of selling books clash with France’s old pricing rules," 4 July 2019 Even with a plethora of subsidies, bookshops are among the least profitable retail businesses. The Economist, "New ways of selling books clash with France’s old pricing rules," 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of bookshop

1765, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jan 2020

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“Bookshop.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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