DECEMBER 21, 2015 LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015, 1:21 AM
BY SOPHIA F. GOTTFRIED
STAFF WRITER |
Giving the gift of a book can expand the mind, transport the reader to a new place or another time, and won’t break the bank. How many other gifts can do that?
But how to choose just one book when there are more than 300,000 published every year? “That’s why independent bookstores exist,” says Walter Boyer, co-owner of Bookends in Ridgewood.
Bob Kutik, owner of Womrath’s Bookstore in Tenafly, agrees, saying that shopping for books online “just isn’t the same as discussing a book with somebody knowledgeable.”.
The Record asked local bookstore owners to offer their picks for holiday gifts this season.