Rent dispute may force Huntington bookseller out

The landmark Book Revue in Huntington may be forced to move out of the village or even worse, close its doors, due to a rent

HUNTINGTON - The landmark Book Revue in Huntington may be forced to move out of the village or even worse, close its doors, due to a rent dispute with its new landlord.

The store had negotiated a rent decrease with its former landlord, paying about 75 percent of the actual rent, but the new landlord is asking for the full amount.

Co-owner Jeffery Klein says that the economy, national retailers and eBooks have caused the landmark to take a major financial hit.

Residents say that the store is more than just a place to buy books; it's a community hangout and part of the story that is Huntington.

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