Bronx’s book store to close

June 04, 2008 12:37PM

The Bronx’s last big independent bookstore, Paperbacks Plus, is set to close at the end of the month. The 38-year-old bookstore on Riverdale Avenue has hosted big-name authors like Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison, Ed Koch, Pete Hamill, Frank and Malachy McCourt, as well as all known Yankee-turned-author, from Yogi Berra to Derek Jeter. The 75-year-old co-founder and owner, Fern Jaffe, is retiring.

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