Saturday, May 22, 2004

By book or by nook: Singapore's Straits Times looks at the creative methods some bookstores are using to lure customers. In one secondhand bookstore, called ink, sandwiches and soups are served as customers relax on plush sofas amid shelves divided into categories like "Weird" and "Quirky." A Japanese eatery called Cafe Bon Gout has shelves full of manga and other books.