The Economy Book and Video Center has announced that it will close on 31 Dec after almost 40 years of serving the English-speaking community in and around Rome. All stock, including cards, books and videos, is being sold at reduced prices, as are the shop fittings such as shelves, desks, chairs and lights. Anyone interested in buying some of the stock should contact The Economy Book and Video Center, Via Torino 136, tel. 064746877.