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Erica Berry on the Polyamorous Intimacy of Reader, Author, and Audiobook Narrator

I always imagined, that, given the choice, I would read my own audiobook. I had heard memoirs often sounded best in the author’s throat—something about the familiar tang of the hardship unspooled. But had I written a memoir? A bookseller acquaintance asked me that a year before the publication... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-22 09:54:39 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 2024: In Their Own Words

The Bookseller Oral History Project aims to preserve the often-hidden history of bookselling in America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How Womb House Became the Internet’s Favorite ‘Women-Driven’ Bookstore

Womb House Books owner Jessica Ferri's carefully curated listings have turned her online storefront into the favorite bookseller of Emma Roberts, Natalie Portman, and thousands of Etsy customers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Tbilisi: Bookseller Tamara Megrelishvili on Sales Trends

Tamara Megrelishvili, founder of Georgian bookstore Prospero's talks about the impact of diminished tourism, war, and political unease. The post In Tbilisi: Bookseller Tamara Megrelishvili on Sales Trends appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-10 17:45:34 UTC ]
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Binc Announces Three New Board Members, Introduces New Board Executives

In addition to announcing changes to its executive committee, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation this week named three new board members: Christian publisher Chriscynethia Floyd, former Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs, and Vermont bookseller Emma Kaas. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Following a Successful 2023, B&N Aims to Open 50 Stores in 2024

Barnes & Noble followed up sales increases in 2022 with more gains in 2023 and CEO James Daunt said the bookseller is "entering a period of significant growth." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What Booksellers Can Teach Us About Reading, Writing and Publishing

My longtime girlfriend is a longtime bookseller. Her relationship with bookselling predates ours three times over. It is a surprisingly taxing career path—one that asks of the body, and of the mind. There are the bad days, where she brings home the classic bookseller gripes: failed hand-sells,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-01-05 09:56:55 UTC ]
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Grand Gesture Books Goes Big on Romance

Bookseller Katherine Morgan has founded her own online bookstore—all while working two gigs at Bookshop.org and Powell's City of Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The best gifts for book lovers in 2023

If there’s a book lover on your holiday list, consider yourself lucky. There’s a huge range of gifts you can give them — and you don’t even need to know what’s next up on their to-be-read list. I’m a former bookseller with an abiding fiction habit who now tests... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-16 16:00:47 UTC ]
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Kali Fajardo-Anstine in Praise of Willa Cather and the American Southwest

I first heard of Willa Cather as a teenage bookseller in North Denver, at a new, used, rare, and antiquarian bookshop that had once been a mechanic’s garage. At the bookstore, there was an entire section of Cather’s famous works, which I had labeled meticulously with colored markers on scraps of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-14 10:00:45 UTC ]
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Sharjah Publishers Conference Introduces New Format

The round-table workshops that proved highly successful in the Sharjah Bookseller Conference now are part of the Sharjah Publishers Conference. The post Sharjah Publishers Conference Introduces New Format appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-28 02:14:24 UTC ]
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Bigger Trade Shows, More Nontraditional Booksellers

This year’s regional bookseller shows were upbeat and exciting gatherings, where both traditional and nontraditional booksellers networked, met authors, and discovered the hottest new releases. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pioneering Bookseller Hillel Stavis Dies at 78

WordsWorth Books founder Stavis, a leader in computerized inventory and online selling and cofounder of the WordStock inventory and POS system, died on October 20. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Attendees Were Motoring at Heartland Fall Forum 2023

Almost 300 booksellers from the Midwest Indie Bookseller and Great Lakes Indie Bookseller associations gathered together at Heartland Fall Forum in Detroit last week to network, meet authors, and discover great books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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No Book Left Behind, by Alice-Catherine Carls

No Book Left Behind, by Alice-Catherine Carls Essay [email protected] Mon, 10/09/2023 - 15:35 Photo by Alexander Grey / UnsplashWelcome news to those of us in the “Flyover Zone”: our reading habits are healthy and well served. The Jackson Madison... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2023-10-09 20:35:50 UTC ]
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PNBA's Fall Tradeshow Wraps Up with Stories and Candid Advice

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association concluded its Fall Tradeshow in Portland, Ore., with an author breakfast and bookseller education programming. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Changeling Brings a Genre-Bending Fable of Family to the Screen

Victor LaValle’s 2017 literary horror novel, The Changeling, contains another book at its center: Maurice Sendak’s children’s tale Outside Over There. In Sendak’s story, goblins steal a neglected baby while “Papa is away at sea,” replacing her with a child made of ice. In LaValle’s novel, rare... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-07 08:37:37 UTC ]
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US National Book Foundation: Paul Yamazaki Wins the Literarian Award

For more than 50 years a bookseller at City Lights, San Francisco's Paul Yamazaki is the National Book Foundation's Literarian Award winner. The post US National Book Foundation: Paul Yamazaki Wins the Literarian Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-06 22:16:49 UTC ]
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The quintessential California bookseller behind City Lights gets his moment

Van Nuys native Paul Yamazaki, a longtime veteran of San Francisco landmark City Lights, will receive a lifetime honor at the National Book Awards next month. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-09-06 14:00:49 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: August 21-25, 2023

“Whatever has been invented, Le Guin teaches us, can be reinvented.” John Plotz revisits Earthsea. | Lit Hub Criticism Moeen Farrokhi on writing and humiliation under Iranian censorship: “I began to question the very act of writing itself.” | Lit Hub Memoir “No one needs my opinion about books.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-26 10:30:54 UTC ]
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