another one bites the dust

At a time when we need diverse books more than ever, Hong Kong is losing their last independent bookstore (independent of the government’s heavy-handedess, that is). The People’s Bookstore was forced to close its doors, the last doors open to readers wanting books banned by the Chinese government. And anyone who has read 1984 knows how this go. The Guardian tells the full story here, and please remember to support independent bookstores and independent thought for as long as you can!