London Bookstores Go Rogue as No Wi-Fi Zones

Resource Author:  Grace Banks
Resource Date:  08/09/2016
Resource Name:  New York Times
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What do literary tourists look for when they visit the British Isles? Often it’s the quaint, old-fashioned bookshops that provide the perfect excuse to browse uninterrupted and to disconnect from the world. Until recently, the trend for barista-made coffee and high-speed Wi-Fi was considered by some in the city’s bookish crowd to be ruining London’s centuries-old tradition of disconnected browsing.