I am oddly optimistic about the future of bookselling and publishing. Big chain collapse and a publishing monoculture creates space for more independent projects.
“The American Booksellers Association welcomed 42 indie bookstores that opened in 2012 in 24 states.”
One of them was Oxford Exchange in Tampa.
420 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606
www.oxfordexchange.com (link to the restaurant. not sure if there is one for the book store part.)