Bookman's Alley Still Open, To Close 'By the End of Spring'

Owner of beloved shop had planned to already be closed.

Roger Carlson, owner of the beloved Evanston bookstore, , says he really is planning to close, even if his store has remained open a couple months longer than planned, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Carlson originally planned to retire and close in January, but has kept pushing the date back. According to the article, he really will shutter the shop, "probably by the end of spring."


The article includes a description of the two very bad injuries he sustained in the past year, that lead to his family urging him to retire. You can read the full article here.

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