Bricks and mortar bookshops thrive in the age of the internet

Have people reached screen saturation?

In 2020, Australia had approximately 25% more independent bookshops than chain outlets like Dymocks and Collins.

“Because Books are awesome!” is how our guest Professor Leonie Rutherford, Associate Professor in Writing and Literature at Deakin University started today’s conversation with our host Willy! Professor Rutherford joined us at 2ser to talk about why people are still turning to books in the age of Internet, and the revival of independent bookstores in Australia.

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