It's been a rough few years for Toronto bookstores, especially now with the closure of several prominent stores in recent months. Book City in the Annex closed its doors, World's Biggest Bookstore near Yonge and Dundas said adios and most recently, the Chapters Festival Hall at John and Richmond announced it will be closing for good on May 30th. We've mapped out the death of the bookstore and what's being developed in its place. (Don't fret Annex residents, Parentbooks on Harbord Street isn't closed, they just moved down the street).
· Eulogy for a Bookstore [Curbed Toronto]
· Cool Map Thing Archives Curbed Toronto]
· The Disappearing Bookstores of Toronto [Huffington Post]