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FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’

With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt among its keynotes. The post FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-12 16:00:23 UTC ]
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B&N Launches Book of the Year Award

As one of the first initiatives under the leadership of new CEO James Daunt, Barnes & Noble has announced the shortlist for a new Book of the Year award. The nominees and winner are chosen by B&N booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade urges Daunt to be independent in spirit to revive ailing Barnes & Noble

After Elliott Advisors’ takeover of Barnes & Noble in August, the firm sought the man who turned Waterstones around to right its US acquisition. But what exactly is in James Daunt’s in-tray in New York? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 05:47:49 UTC ]
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Power Players 2019: Karen Barnes

Barnes is a key player in the region's so-called entrepreneurial eco-system, working particularly to build startups through networking sessions and workshops. Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-30 22:08:00 UTC ]
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John Hodgman on Life as a Very Minor Television Personality

This week on The Maris Review, John Hodgman joins Maris Kreizman to discuss his new book, Medallion Status, now available from Viking. On the genesis of his new book: John: I just came back from the Barnes & Noble store managers’ conference in Orlando. Maris: Wow. What was that like? John:... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:48:15 UTC ]
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Influential Religion Book Buyer Jane Love Dies

Jane Love, who worked as a religion buyer for Barnes & Noble from 2007-2018, passed away at age 63 on September 2. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Once seen as a dying business, city bookstores are gaining ground

In his more than 30 years selling books on the Upper West Side, Chris Doeblin has weathered competition from Barnes and Noble and Amazon and the ascent of e-readers. He has figured out how to mix... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-09-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N's James Daunt Isn't Daunted At All

New Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt gets to work on rejuvenating America’s largest bookstore retailer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Where Are All the Memoirs About Abortion?

I scoured the parenting and pregnancy sections in Barnes & Noble, but the only books I could find about pregnancy exclaimed about it happily. I moved on to memoir, fingers running over the bindings of book after book. Where are the ones for women like me? I wondered. Women who don’t know... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-10 11:00:05 UTC ]
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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

A quick update on the tumultuous recent history of Barnes and Noble, and where the bookstore chain might be headed under new ownership. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-27 10:33:29 UTC ]
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US press assesses 'literary tastemaker' Daunt's arrival at Barnes & Noble

The US press has been assessing the likely impact of James Daunt as the Waterstones boss prepares to take over Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 12:59:50 UTC ]
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Can Britain’s Top Bookseller Save Barnes & Noble?

James Daunt fought Amazon and rescued the country’s biggest bookstore chain. Now comes Chapter 2. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-08 10:00:05 UTC ]
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Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 20:14:18 UTC ]
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A British Indie Bookstore Owner Holds Barnes & Nobles’ Fate In His Hands: Critical Linking, July 25th, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.FM. “Despite ... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-25 10:30:48 UTC ]
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These Middle-Grade Novels Are Some of the Most Formally Innovative Works of Our Time

When I took my copy of Lemony Snicket’s The Carnivorous Carnival up to the check-out line at Barnes and Noble, the cashier flipped through the book and paused.  She was sorry, she said, after a couple more puzzled page flips. There appeared to be a misprint. She called an employee in the kid’s... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-24 11:00:17 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble says lawsuits 'lack merit' as shareholders file against sale

Shareholders have filed two lawsuits against Barnes & Noble in a legal row over the sale as the book retailer insists the complaints "lack merit".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 16:58:40 UTC ]
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Why Luxury Titles Are Poised to Survive the Next 5 Years

Like all of us who retain an old-fashioned, romantic affection for print magazines, I sometimes find myself wondering which ones will still be around in five years. It’s sort of a mental game I play—"Survivor: Mag Edition." Many of my favorite books will be gone, no doubt—lost to handheld... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-11 04:00:47 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble shareholders to consider Elliott offer as details of bid revealed

Barnes & Noble has issued shareholders with a formal tender offer after rebuffing a further bid from US book distributor Readerlink, made after an initial deadline following the agreement with Ellliott Advisors had passed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 12:42:15 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:53:45 UTC ]
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