REX NELSON: A bookstore reborn

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

I recall how sad I was when I heard the news. It was February 2012, and Mary Gay Shipley, the owner of That Bookstore in Blytheville, had decided to retire as she neared her 68th birthday. She announced in a Facebook post that she was looking for a buyer for the state's best-known bookstore.

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