Washington, DC

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From the Old Takoma Business Association:

“Duende District Bookstore will be popping up in Takoma at La Mano Coffee Bar from July 11th-23rd. Duende District is a mobile bookstore that celebrates authors of color and offers both adult and children’s books. Duende District books will be available during La Mano Coffee Bar business hours. Meet founder, Angela Maria Spring, formerly of Politics & Prose, at the shop Monday-Wednesday, 10am to 5pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12-6 pm. Be sure to stop by for coffee, a handmade treat and a book.”

304 Carroll Street, NW

Solid State Books’ website says:

“Welcome to Solid State Books, Washington DC’s newest independent bookstore and coffee bar! We are excited to bring the finest books and merchandise to our nation’s capital. Ideally situated in the heart of the bustling and historic H Street Corridor, Solid State Books will provide downtown Washington DC with the vital intellectual and social hub it so desperately needs.

We are a city of readers, writers, students, artists, activists, and politicos. Solid State Books will be the nexus for all of these diverse groups, engaging the community through our slate of dynamic programming and an unparalleled bookstore experience. Come with us on this exciting journey!”

And if you missed it, check out WAMU’s story Amazon Was Supposed To Have Crushed Bookstores. So Why Are Indie Bookshops Booming In D.C.?


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