August 30, 2021

One of Hong Kong’s last English language bookstores to close

Aug 30 2021 Bleak House Books, "one of Hong Kong's last independent English-language bookstores," will close October 15. The store, which sells new and used books, was founded in 2017 by Albert Wan and Jenny Smith. Wan writes: The decision to close the bookshop follows another equally painful and sad decision, which is that my family and I will be leaving Hong Kong in the near future. As much as I would prefer not to have to disclose this in a public announcement, I believe I have a responsibility to the people who support the work that we do here...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for August 30, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty for $1.99 Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri for $4.99 This Is Not the Jess Show by Anna Carey for $2.99 By the Book by Amanda Seller for $2.99 The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz for $3.99 The Ravens by Kass Morgan, Danielle Page for $2.99 Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher for $1.99 The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas for $1.99 The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafón for $1.99 The...

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