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Only In Print: Bookstore Survives Amid Shift in Industry: ‘If We Make $1, It’s a Lot’

“You have to stay relevant and you have to stay part of your community. That will keep you going,” said Christine Freglette, owner of The BookMark Shoppe.

BAY RIDGE — A red shopping bag hanging on the doorknob at the entrance to The BookMark Shoppe on Third Avenue carries the clever message, “Reading is Cheaper than Therapy…” 

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