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Nashville Bookstore Vows To Defend Its Turf As Amazon Opens Across The Street

Books are seen at Amazon Books in Manhattan as the online retailing giant Amazon.com Inc. opens its first New York City bookstore. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)
Books are seen at Amazon Books in Manhattan as the online retailing giant Amazon.com Inc. opens its first New York City bookstore. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

It’s a David and Goliath story: Amazon has opened a brick-and-mortar bookstore across the street from one of Nashville’s beloved independent bookstores.

But bestselling author Ann Patchett, a co-owner of Parnassus Books, says her bookstore is here to stay.

Rachel Iacovone (@racheliacovone) of WPLN reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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