Bryan David Griffith: The Last Bookstores: America’s Resurgent Independents examines bookstores across the country (PHOTOS).

“Like the independent bookstores he photographs, Bryan David Griffith is a bit of a throwback. He does have an email address, but if you want to reach him on the phone, you have to dial a landline, and most likely track him down through his answering machine. His yearlong project covering more than 20 independent bookstores around the country was photographed with a large-format film camera; he travels to each location from his home in Arizona via a makeshift camper in which he sleeps, loads film, and stores his equipment.

“I’m kind of old-school,” he said. “I have an engineering degree, so it’s not like I’m a technophobe. I just haven’t adopted technologies that don’t enrich my quality of life.” ”

via Bryan David Griffith: The Last Bookstores: America’s Resurgent Independents examines bookstores across the country (PHOTOS)..

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