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After visiting bookstores around the globe as a merchant sailor, Vince Backen opened a bookshop of his own earlier this month on California Avenue to offer a literary outlet to locals. (Will Langhorne/The Western News)

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Vince Backen turns the page with latest venture
April 30, 2021 7 a.m.

Vince Backen turns the page with latest venture

When Vince Backen lands in a foreign port, one of his first stops is almost always the local bookstore.