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A war of words

Beloved booksellers are struggling to survive in a high-tech age

David Blake (left) and Jim McIsaac remove pieces of bookshelves after the closing of Cornerstone Books in Salem earlier this month. David Blake (left) and Jim McIsaac remove pieces of bookshelves after the closing of Cornerstone Books in Salem earlier this month. (Photos By Lisa Poole for The Boston Globe)
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald
Globe Correspondent / November 28, 2010

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Neighborhood bookstores in communities north of Boston have long attracted kids eager to learn about dinosaurs. Now those stores are working hard to ensure that they, too, don’t become extinct. (Full article: 1007 words)

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