Dutton's Beverly Hills to close

It was a big deal for Beverly Hills in 2004 when Dutton's opened the city's first general bookstore in a decade. Business has not been all it was hoped, however, and the store at 447 N. Canon Drive must close December 31. "We're very sad," owner Doug Dutton just told me. "We wish we would have had the time and opportunity to let it grow." Disclosure: my daughter works at the Brentwood flagship store.

Denise Hamilton's tribute at Native Intelligence

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