US News: Rennes. Words in the Bath of the Literary Back to school

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The cooperative bookstore installed in the Blosne for almost two years offers 6,000 references with the flagship titles of the back -to -school year and new features with photography and philosophy rays.

This is the excitement in the young bookstore The workbench of words , which lives its third literary school year. Just returned from vacation, the booksellers are busy: "We made an inventory on Tuesday, open the packages arrived during our absence, we present on the tables the newly arrived innovations. We have been preparing for this moment with the choice of selection for months, " explains Gabriel Leroy, bookseller. The novels of Amélie Nothomb, Virginie Despents, Victoria Mas, Franck Bouysse, Laurent Gaudé ... heavy goods vehicles of the literary school year, are in place at the entrance to the shop.

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"We hope to have the books that customers will ask us"

"We will not have everything, we are a small bookstore. We hope to have the books that customers will ask us. " The first customers were there almost at the opening, despite the flood of rain, " It is more time to read than to buy books.

It has been more than a year now that the bookstore has taken up residence on the ground floor of the quadri building, 51 avenue des Nethers, close to the triangle, in the heart of the Blosne. This is the first bookstore in the neighborhood and the first cooperative bookstore in Rennes. They are two now, with the Astrolabe who opened in Maurepas .

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It is during the next general assembly in November that the balance sheet will be drawn from the activity of the bookstore which has more than 250 members and operates on the commercial part with three part -time employees and one apprentice. Gabriel Leroy does not hide the pride to offer 6,000 references: "We have already experienced changes, we have adapted to our customers.

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The manga radius has grown, but also poetry, which is experiencing a renewed interest, just like the thriller. “We will also deploy a photograph segment with documentary books, illustrated novels, books written by photographers, graphic novels and a philosophy segment in the Ideas department, around questions from everyday life, with books to different prices. " The youth department remains the most plump because the public is family, mainly from the neighborhood, " less than 50 % of our customers come from other districts or municipalities such as Sainte-Thérèse, Saint-Jacques-de-la-Land , Chantepie… ” out of curiosity, proximity or even conviction. There is no personal profits to the cooperative. All profits are used for the development of the bookstore.

First meeting on September 7

because the workbench of words is a business, but also out of the walls, around fifty in the year, also carried out thanks to the support of volunteers, "to bring the book where It is not present ”, and meetings with authors, about twenty each year. The first of the start of the school year will take place on September 7, at 7 p.m., with Juliette Rousseau, a young Bretillian who signs her first novel, La Vie têtue at Cambourakis editions.

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