Japanese bookstore only stocks one book a week
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It can be hard for new publications to attract the attention of browsing customers in most bookstores. Despite beautiful covers and attractive displays, the sheer volume means any given book will only catch the eye of so many readers. Unless that is, the customer is browsing the new branch of Morioka Shoten in Japan — which only stocks one book at a time, each for a single week. The branch, owned by Yoshiyuki Morioka, opened in May of this year in the Ginza district of Tokyo. Inspired by successful readings and book signings at his other store, Morioka created the…
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