The Big Bookstore is closing

by

comment
Noooooooooo. 

Sad news today, The Big Bookstore on Cass Avenue is set to close sometime this year. 



According to an Instagram post from John King Books, "the oldest continually operated used bookstore in Detroit is closing sometime in 2016." 

Read the full announcement below. 



A sad announcement from John King himself regarding one of our sister stores, The Big Bookstore. #endofanera

A photo posted by John King Books (@johnkingbooksdetroit) on


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.