Wyn Morris, whose Morris Book Shop became a Lexington literary institution during its nine-year run, said Tuesday he would close the business Jan. 30 after efforts failed to sell it as a going concern. The store was popular, but it has been losing money in a difficult business environment for independent bookstores.
Wyn Morris, whose Morris Book Shop became a Lexington literary institution during its nine-year run, said Tuesday he would close the business Jan. 30 after efforts failed to sell it as a going concern. The store was popular, but it has been losing money in a difficult business environment for independent bookstores. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Wyn Morris, whose Morris Book Shop became a Lexington literary institution during its nine-year run, said Tuesday he would close the business Jan. 30 after efforts failed to sell it as a going concern. The store was popular, but it has been losing money in a difficult business environment for independent bookstores. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

Morris Book Shop to close Jan. 30. ‘We’ve had a great run.’

November 29, 2016 12:15 PM

UPDATED November 30, 2016 10:57 AM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.