Teaching for Change Featured in Shelf Awareness

Shelf Awareness, a leading journal for the book trade, published a feature article about Teaching for Change’s Bookstore at Busboys and Poets. The author, Shannon McKenna Schmidt, visited us while traveling across the country reporting on independent bookstores. The article begins: “The flagship Busboys and Poets at 14th and V in Washington, D.C., has a classy, convivial atmosphere, fare for both carnivores and vegans, a bar that serves libations from cocktails to cappuccinos, comfy couches for lounging, a jam-packed slate of events like film screenings and poetry slams and, one of its most intriguing aspects, a bookstore operated by the nonprofit Teaching for Change. When Andy Shallal, an Iraqi-American artist, activist, restaurateur and former Teaching for Change board member, opened the venue in 2005, he invited the organization to launch the bookstore.”

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Posted Wednesday, November 3, 2010 |

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