A trio of Michigan bookstores made the cut in a collection of essays called: My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop. Among them, Nicola's in Ann Arbor gets a shout out from author Nancy Shaw.
"Shops in Ann Arbor, Petoskey and Gaylord get prose hugs from women with unsurprising affection for places that sell what they create. Essays on these reader resources appear in My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their
Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, a hardback published Nov. 13:
* Nicola’s Books, Ann Arbor (selected by Nancy Shaw)
* Saturn Booksellers, Gaylord (Katrina Kittle)
* McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI (Ann Patchett)
Its publisher describes the 384-page collection as "a joyful, industry-wide celebration of our bricks-and-mortar stores and a clarion call to readers everywhere at a time when the value and importance of these stores should be shouted from the rooftops." Eighty-four authors contribute."