Publishers Weekly, an international news website of book publishing and bookselling, selected the Raven as this year's best bookstore out of five finalists.

On Tuesday, Danny Caine was in Bayfield, Wisconsin, for a spring meeting of the Midwest Independent Booksellers when he heard the news: Publishers Weekly named the Raven Book Store as Bookstore of the Year.

“It was a thrill,” said Caine, co-owner of the store and author of the book “How to Resist Amazon and Why” and three collections of poetry. Read more>