Bricks-and-mortar bookstores are opening up across China, feeding the trend for lifestyle experiences. Photo: Shutterstock

China bookshops offer an old-school reading experience in the digital age

Amazon may have changed the book industry with cheaper online offerings, but a new generation of physical bookstores in China are bucking the trend, offering coffee, free Wi-fi, comfortable sofas for readers and even art classes

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Bricks-and-mortar bookstores are opening up across China, feeding the trend for lifestyle experiences. Photo: Shutterstock
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