#Book Stores

Publishing news filed under #Book Stores


Upper West Side shop latest indy bookstore to shutter

After 35 years at West 80th Street and Broadway, Westsider Rare & Used Books is closing next month because of slowing sales. []  "> To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #slowing sales


Big Green Bookshop to close physical shop and move online

The Big Green Bookshop is closing down its physical premises as owner Simon Key moves the business to online only, with "absolute monster" rates and rents forcing him to shut the bricks and mortar shop. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #move online


BAME children’s book pop-up shop opens in Brixton

Book Love, a travelling carnival, has opened a pop-up children’s bookshop selling BAME stories in Brixton ahead of Christmas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book love #bame children


Convenience Store Woman crowned Foyles' Fiction Book of the Year

Books from Granta, Hodder & Stoughton and Pan Macmillan have been unveiled as Foyles’ Books of the Year, with Convenience Store Woman by Japanese author Sayaka Murata taking the fiction crown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fiction crown #pan macmillan #hodder stoughton #fiction book


Indie Bookstores Find New Love for Romance Books

Politics and Prose and Harvard Book Store both have newly minted sections for romance books, signs of growing interest in a genre that indie booksellers have traditionally paid little attention to. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #indie booksellers #growing interest #romance books


At the First European Children’s Bookstore Conference: Warming Up for London Book Fair

In examining common ground between independent booksellers and publishers at Bologna's new bookstore conference, the International Publishers Association's Michiel Kolman previewed some of the tensions to be debated at London Book Fair. The post At the First European Children’s Bookstore... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #independent booksellers


Indie Bookstore Cries Censorship After Gay Marriage Title Pulled from School Book Fair

A middle grade title called 'The Best Man' has sparked tensions in Athens, Ga., after complaints from parents led to the book's removal from an indie bookstore's display at a school book fair. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #indie bookstore


Indie bookshops vie for The British Book Awards title

A bumper crop of Britain and Ireland’s best independent bookshops are bucking the market trend, achieving double-digit sales rises in 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #market trend #independent bookshops #bumper crop


Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #year prize #independent bookstore #regions appeared


Books: Akwaeke Emezi's dazzling debut, Koreatown bookstores, noir and more

I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg; welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY Akwaeke Emezi’s dazzling debut novel, “Freshwater,” is about a shattered self, a college-age human whose turmoils are driven by spirits and gods. Emezi, a Nigerian American who has written about having... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #akwaeke emezi


Caravan Book Store will close this month after nearly 64 years

Caravan Book Store fills an almost inconspicuous niche on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. With Starbucks on one side and the Biltmore on the other, it has straddled the city’s past and present, offering bibliophiles refuge and solace in its well-curated selection of antiquarian books. For... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #antiquarian books #grand avenue


Michigan Mini-Chain Schuler Books to Close Lansing Store

One of the retailer's anchor locations, in an open air shopping mall in Michigan's capital city, will close next month. The chain's co-owner cited issues with the mall's management as the driving force behind the decision. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #driving force #capital city


Explosive Michael Wolff book Fire and Fury in NZ shops tomorrow

The publisher of Michael Wolff's tell-all Trump tale Fire and Fury is scrambling to get the book into New Zealand bookstores. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #zealand bookstores #michael wolff


Little, Brown Gets More 'Obama' Books into Stores

One week after it found itself running out of stock of 'Obama: An Intimate Portrait,' Little, Brown says many chain stores and independents now have stock. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #intimate portrait #chain stores


Forty Years at the Forefront for the Children's Book Shop

Over the course of its four decades in business, the tiny Boston-area specialty bookstore has weathered monumental changes in publishing, and had an outsized role in the world of children’s books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book shop #forty years


The “How Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?” Transcript

This is a transcript of the Oct. 15 edition of Working. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #definitive record #lightly edited


Book World to Close All 45 Stores Across the Midwest

Book World Inc, announced on Tuesday that it is closing all 45 of its bookstores due to a drop in sales due to the consumer shift away from shopping malls, where many Book World stores are located. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #shopping malls #book world


How Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?

Over the past six episodes of Working, we’ve been talking with writers and artists about how comics get made. In this episode, which you can listen to via the player above, we’re looking at how they make their way into readers’ hands. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Comics Shops Fight Bookstores In the Race to Sell Graphic Novels

At a time when American comics and graphic novels have never been more popular, the way these works are purchased is being transformed by a new wave of consumers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #graphic novels #american comics


Books Are My Bag couples with eHarmony to flag shops' romance

This year’s Books Are My Bag (BAMB) campaign is hooking up with dating site eHarmony to promote bookshops as the perfect destination for a romantic date. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |