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Dialogue 2012-01-21 Life or death for traditional bookstores

01-21-2012 21:01 BJT

The Forest Song bookstore and Guang He Zuo Yong bookstore, two of the cultural landmarks in Beijing for over a decade, has been closed down in succession. They are the later to join the list of struggling bookstores which have been forced out of business. Burgeoning online book sales and retail price hikes have greatly impacted traditional bookstores, especially the privately owned ones in China. But the question is that the traditional bookstores will eventually be replaced by online book sales?

Dialogue 2012-01-21 Life or death for traditional bookstores

Host: Tian Wei

Tian Wei

Studio Guests:

Raymond Zhou, Columnist of China Daily

Alex Macnab, China Radio International

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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