Book Discussion on The Kings English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller

Betsey Burton talked about her book The King’s English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller, published by Gibbs-Smith… read more

Betsey Burton talked about her book The King’s English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller, published by Gibbs-Smith Publishers. The book examined the struggles and satisfactions of being an independent bookseller in a time when their business was increasingly threatened by big discounters and online bargains. She was the founder and owner of The King’s English Bookstore in Salt Lake City, a small bookstore that she has kept running for nearly 30 years. She also publishes the Inkslinger, a regular publication consisting of book reviews and author interviews. Ms. Burton also read revealing lists from some of America’s top independent booksellers and answered questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Kings English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller

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Program ID:
187050-2
Category:
Interview
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Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 18, 2005
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 2005

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  • Jun 18, 2005 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 31, 2005 | 3:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2005 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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