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From the Archive: September 5, 2011

In September 2011, we reported that Books-A-Million had agreed to acquire 24 former Borders locations, after Borders filed for bankruptcy and began shuttering its outlets earlier that year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns

Amazon's change reportedly will prevent a self-service return of a Kindle ebook for a full refund if a consumer has read more than 10 percent of the text. The post In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Book World began on Watergate’s heels: A look back at the early days

Michael Dirda recalls a time of typewriters and landlines, of putting together a newspaper section that captured the joy of literature and love of reading. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Elizabeth Strout has ‘millions of stories to tell’

In "Lucy by the Sea," Lucy Barton returns, this time riding out the pandemic’s early wave with her ex-husband in Maine. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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‘The Furrows’ captures the disorienting nature of grief

Namwali Serpell's second novel follows a woman grieving the loss of her brother. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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7 Books Set in Pakistan

On her first day at an American high school, the protagonist of my novel, Hira, faces a dilemma. She considers herself well-read, but as she rifles through a thick textbook in her English Literature class, she realizes that none of the American authors in there are familiar to her. It is 2010,... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember Oprah’s Book Club Picks?

Oprah has been selecting books for her book club since 1996. How well do you know which ones have made this prestigious list? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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At stake in the U.S.-China rivalry: The shape of the global political order

Three books explore the endurance of China's Communist Party, its standoff with the United States and its designs for the future. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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From a former aide, insights on Zelensky — and pride in Ukraine

Iuliia Mendel describes the challenges and achievements she witnessed as Volodymyr Zelensky's press secretary. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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A migrant child’s long journey to Gringolandia

In his memoir, poet Javier Zamora recounts in gripping detail his boyhood travels from El Salvador to the United States. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Marketing in the metaverse—what science fiction can teach brands about Web3

With marketing ploys that are just transaction schemes extended into a digital space, marketers are falling behind the innovation pack. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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Rising Costs Deepen First Quarter Loss at Scholastic

Higher costs increased Scholastic's first quarter loss to $58.1 million, from $32 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2022, despite a 1.2% increase in sales. The results were "on plan," the publisher said, adding that it still expects sales and earnings in fiscal 2023 to rise over fiscal 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Indie Presses and Bookstores Discuss Strategies for Success at PNBA

New marketing approaches and sustainable publishing were two of the main topics on the final day of the PNBA fall meeting. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Macmillan Announces Changes as CEO Transition Continues

Jon Yaged, who will officially succeed Don Weisberg as CEO of Macmillan Publishers US later this year, will take over day-to-day responsibilities for running the company, effective today, along with other changes among executive personnel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Rowman & Littlefield Buys Tilbury House's Adult Titles

Rowman & Littlefield has acquired the adult division of Maine's Tilbury House Publishers in a deal that adds 70 regional titles to R&L's list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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PNBA Touts Strong Regional Identity at Fall Show

Booksellers appreciated the mix of big and small and regional and national publishers who made the trip to Tacoma for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association fall trade show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Germany’s Ebook Market January to June: ‘Slight Growth’

In the first half of 2022, consumers bought more ebooks per capita and paid more for them, offsetting a smaller buyers' base. The post Germany’s Ebook Market January to June: ‘Slight Growth’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Reintroducing Book World

The Washington Post’s books section starts its new chapter, in print every Sunday and with a refurbished and revitalized presence online. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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The Best Short Stories about Friendship

Friendship is such a universal and central theme to all of our lives, that picking just a small number of the best short stories about such a broad theme is always going to be a challenge. However, the following stories are by some of the finest masters of the short […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

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Why did Putin go to war, and can Ukraine win? A leading Russia historian chimes in

Orlando Figes, whose most recent book is "The Story of Russia," on the country's love of strongmen, the fate of dissenters and how the war will end. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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