Meet Singapore’s BooksActually: A Decade of Bookselling


Dennis Abrams interviews Kenny Leck of BooksActually

Kenny“The e-reader hasn’t really taken off in Singapore, so it’s wrong to say that Borders died because of that per se. In the States, yes. But none of the bookstores here can blame the e-reader because there hasn’t been that same penetration rate or stranglehold. So it’s odd when we see media outlets pin the blame for bookstore closures on e-readers. That’s not looking deep enough. I think Borders just forgot to be booksellers first and foremost…”

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