Indigo Books & Music Inc. posted a statement on Instagram on Friday calling J.K. Rowling’s views on the transgender community “inconsistent with our values.”
The closed stores were described as either “not profitable or very, very marginal.”
Chances are if you’ve ordered a book online from an indie bookseller, you have interacted with Bookmanager.
As anti-Black racism protests have energized Canadians, she’s seen orders for her titles, 95 per cent of which are by authors from across the African-Caribbean diaspora, expand from local communities in the Greater Toronto Area to include all of Canada over the past week.
University of Toronto Press is committing 100 per cent of the profits from the sale of its Black studies publications.
Sixty-five brick-and-mortar college and university bookstores and 28 indie trade booksellers participate in the long-running affiliate program.
Of the 61 stores listed, only two are in Canada.
A sign posted on the storefront says that the location will be closed effective immediately.
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As B.C., Saskatchewan, and Ontario lifted restrictions on retail the week of May 19, the choice to reopen or not proved to be as individual as the varied independent bookstores across the provinces.