Tuesday, February 03, 2009

End of an Era

The Oscar Wilde Bookshop in New York City is closing at the end of March, after 41 years of selling books and magazines of interest to the GLBT communities. It's yet another victim of the current economic crisis, of the mainstreaming of gay and lesbian culture, and surely also of the big-boxing and on-lining of book-selling.

2 comments:

Bruce Hodges said...

Oh no! Is there no end to all the bad news?

Lisa Hirsch said...

It is very sad. Having watched the disintegration of a women's bookstore in Oakland in the 90s...