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Joyce Meskis, Bookseller Who Defended Readers’ Rights, Dies at 80

Her Denver bookstore, the Tattered Cover, was among the country’s best, and she often found herself in the midst of First Amendment fights. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-07 20:10:30 UTC ]
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Egypt’s IPA Prix Voltaire Laureate Khaled Lotfy Out of Prison

The Prix Voltaire-winning Cairo publisher and bookseller Khaled Lotfy was released from prison, the IPA reports, on November 19. The post Egypt’s IPA Prix Voltaire Laureate Khaled Lotfy Out of Prison appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-03 05:05:52 UTC ]
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Big Bad Wolf’s Big Plans

As the cofounder of BookXcess and Big Bad Wolf, Andrew Yap is the most powerful bookseller you likely don’t know. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver Bookseller Joyce Meskis Dies, Age 80

Joyce Meskis, the long-time owner of Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, has died. She was 80 years old. Meskis was known as an innovative indie bookseller and a champion of free speech. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver Bookseller Joyce Meskis Dies, Age 80

Joyce Meskis, the long-time owner of Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Col., has died. She was 80 years old. Meskis was known as an innovative indie bookseller and a champion of free speech. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe’s largest Middle Eastern bookseller to close

Al Saqi Books in London, which was established in 1978, blames closure on rise in prices of Arabic-language books and ‘detrimental’ effect of BrexitEurope’s largest specialist bookseller for Middle Eastern books, based in London, has been forced to close because of the hike in prices of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-12-05 15:40:52 UTC ]
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Dagny Corcoran, Bookseller and Fixture of the L.A. Art Scene, Dies at 77

Her store, Art Catalogues, specialized in books for and about museum and gallery exhibitions and became a gathering place for artists and bibliophiles. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-20 21:18:47 UTC ]
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Inspirational passion or paid-for promotion: can BookTok be taken on face value?

TikTok’s book reviewing community is here to stay, having even received publishing awards for innovation, but issues of authenticity and safety aboundBookTok, the nickname for TikTok videos in which books are discussed, analysed, cried about and turned into “aesthetic” moodboards, began as a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-15 17:10:25 UTC ]
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Booksellers Thrilled to Get Back Together

In-person regional bookseller conferences came roaring back to life this fall with six high-energy shows. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex George Named 2022 Midwest Bookseller of the Year

Author Alex George, the owner of Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, Mo., was named Midwest Bookseller of the Year by the Midwest Indie Booksellers Association. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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MPIBA 2022: A Rocky Mountain & Plains Bookseller Celebration in Denver

The Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's annual gathering in Denver, renowned for being a high energy show, was an especially exuberant affair this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shelve This In Memoir: Confessions of a Teenage Bookseller

I’d begged my way into this job in the hopes that it might lead me closer to a literary life. And it would. Eventually. The post Shelve This In Memoir: Confessions of a Teenage Bookseller appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2022-09-05 10:00:28 UTC ]
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Fall Bookseller Gatherings Preview

This season’s regional shows mark the first time that many booksellers have been able to get together in person since the start of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers on the Future of the Regionals

Large houses and small presses discuss the need for face-to-face fall bookseller gatherings. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Programming Highlights Fall 2022

This year’s bookseller gatherings offer plenty of opportunities for meeting authors and illustrators and sharing bookselling tips. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Find Ways to Connect

In the absence of in-person regional trade shows and conferences the past few years, two Midwestern booksellers who craved connection began organizing in-person bookseller gatherings on their own. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Books That Epitomize Bookseller Noir

Noir has long been obsessed with books—books as objects, as evidence, as repositories of the past, and occasionally as glimpses into other worlds of possibility. It’s no wonder, then, that booksellers often turn up in fiction, and especially in mystery. There’s something intoxicating about the... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-07-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books’ Fantastical Campaign Aims to Inspire Reading in the Scrolling Era

Many people may have forgotten that before it became a tech and ecommerce behemoth, Amazon started as an online bookseller in 1994. Nearly three decades later, Amazon is celebrating the roots of its business with a major campaign for its books division. The goal of the campaign, titled "That... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2022-07-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller, Former ABA Board President Gail See Dead at Age 94

Gail See, a Minneapolis-area bookseller for many years and a leader in Minnesota's literary community, who served as president of the ABA board from 1984-1986, has died at age 94. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Love the Smell of Old Books? This Bookseller Would Like You to Leave.

In his grouchy, funny memoir, “A Factotum in the Book Trade,” Marius Kociejowski writes about what a good bookstore should feel like, famous customers he’s served and more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-18 18:02:04 UTC ]
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