An eclectic new bookstore comes to Newport

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Local poet Larry Bradley adjusts part of his window decor in the new Nevermore Bookstore in Newport. The store is named for the famous poem “The Raven,” by Edgar Allen Poe. Photo by Elizabeth Trail
Local poet Larry Bradley adjusts part of his window decor in the new Nevermore Bookstore in Newport. The store is named for the famous poem “The Raven,” by Edgar Allen Poe. Photo by Elizabeth Trail

copyright the Chronicle December 22, 2015

by Elizabeth Trail

NEWPORT — If the secret to business success is location, location, location, the Nevermore Bookstore in Newport has a tough road ahead. It’s out of sight on East Main Street, behind Buzzy’s Beverage and Redemption Store. It’s not going to get foot traffic, and not many people are going to just accidentally stumble on the place.

But proprietor Larry Bradley hopes that book lovers in Newport will be willing to go the extra mile to find his shop.

In spirit, the Nevermore Bookstore is a lot like Rivendell books in Montpelier used to be, or the Crow Bookstore in Burlington — an eclectic mix of new and used books, arranged to invite browsing and discovery.

Offerings range from poetry and fiction through biography, travel, spiritual, nonfiction, and memoir. In fact, there’s something for just about everyone, including children… To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:

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