Closing of Trover Shop Bookstore
Al Shuman, one of the co-owners of Trover Shop, talked about the decision to close the Washington, D.C. independent bookstore. The… read more
Al Shuman, one of the co-owners of Trover Shop, talked about the decision to close the Washington, D.C. independent bookstore. The family business had operated for over 50 years two blocks from the Capitol, at 221 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. The bookstore specialized in political nonfiction and had hosted book signings by several congressional authors and politicians, including Hillary Clinton and Colin Powell. Mr. Shuman talked about the changing economics of the book business, including sales lost to the Internet, not only to purchases online but to information available there without charge. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Shuman, Al Co-Owner Trover Shop Books