Final Chapter for Another Hong Kong Boo…

Flowbooks, one of the last independent bookstores in Hong Kong, will shut its doors on October 2 due to financial difficulties. The 20-year-old bookstore in Central, which sells mostly secondhand volumes, was padlocked in May when it was unable to pay the long-overdue rent. After raising more than HK$152,000 from the public, it reached an agreement with its landlord for a short reopening period in September.

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