Monday 14 September 2015
A Bookstore that only carries one title per week
Morioka Shoten is the only Bookstore in planet in the backstreets of Ginza in Tokyo that sells a single book every week. Through talks, exhibitions and events to meet the author, visitors are offered an intimate opportunity to explore a book and enhance their joy of reading it.
The brainchild of the idea “A Single Room, A Single Book” is Yoshiyuki Morioka, who’s worked in the book industry for almost 2 decades. On 2nd September 2014, he attended in a lecture event with theme “New Business”. Every attendee presented an idea. Yoshiyuki Morioka had successfully presented the idea “Regeneration of Bookseller Atom- A bookstore with a single book”.