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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Roger Carlson, right, is presented a plaque outside of Bookends & Beginnings, located in an alley off of Sherman Avenue. The building once housed Carlson’s bookstore Bookman’s Alley, which closed last year after more than 30 years in Evanston.

Ceremony commemorates Bookman’s Alley and owner

October 2, 2014

Bookman’s Alley was like a fantasy, Northwestern Prof. Reginald Gibbons said. The independent bookstore, which closed last year, and its owner Roger Carlson were honored in a ceremony Thursday. During...

A new bookstore will replace Bookman’s Alley in the storefront at 1712 Sherman Ave. in June. Bookends & Beginnings owner Nina Barrett said the new store will cater to the “diverse” Evanston community.

New bookstore to replace Bookman’s Alley

April 14, 2014

Another bookstore will fill the space left by Bookman’s Alley, the new store announced Monday. Bookends & Beginnings, which is scheduled to open at 1712 Sherman Ave. in early June, is an independent...

Marc Perlish’s photography exhibition features shots of Bookman’s Alley, the Evanston bookstore that is due to close. The exhibition will run through November in the Evanston Public Library.

Photographer documents Bookman’s Alley turning new page

November 22, 2013

On the second floor of the Evanston Public Library, among the thousands of books, 20 photographic prints, 15 in color and five in black-and-white, hang on gray panels. The exhibit bills itself as a “poetic...

Video Feature: Bookman’s Alley

October 3, 2013

After more than 30 years of business, Bookman's Alley is closing its doors at the end of October. With thousands of books still in his store, owner Roger Carlson says the two-year transition towards closing...

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