Pin It

Monday, January 9, 2012

Back Pages to close

Michael Norris calls it a day after more than three decades in books

Posted By on Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Back Pages (1526 Queen Street, 423-4750), the stalwart used bookstore on Queen Street near Spring Garden Road, is closing. Owner Michael Norris says he has to vacate by the end of February as the building is being sold. As to the reasons for the closing of the business, he says they are manifold. "I could whine about and say it's this and that," he says. "But I'm just happy I got 32 good years." The closing sale is on now, with 50 percent off everything in the store, a discount that will likely increase as time goes on. Though Norris has ceased selling books online, he has plenty of inventory in the store, quality and rare books. "I'm still bringing down fresh material [from storage] every day," he says.

Survey Asks

Who’s Nova Scotia’s worst tin-pot Doug Ford knockoff?

  • Matt Whitman
  • John Lohr
  • Hannah Dawson-Murphy
  • Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin
  • Tristan Flynn
  • Some other “personality” (suggest names in the comments)

View Results


Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.

Coast Top Ten

Reality Bites

More »


More »

In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 17
September 20, 2018

Cover Gallery »

Real Time Web Analytics

© 2018 Coast Publishing Ltd.