Independent booksellers grew in number and diversity

Independent booksellers are growing in number and becoming more diverse. Dozens of new stores are owned by people of various racial and ethnic backgrounds. At the same time, store owners face rising prices and supply chain issues. Not to mention the competitive challenges and financial insecurity that bookstores have long struggled with.

Assamad Nash indicted for Christina Yuna Lee's murder

Assamad Nash has been indicted in the murder of Christina Yuna Lee, who was stabbed more than 40 times inside her Manhattan apartment. Nash is being held at Bellevue and is due back in court on March 14.