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The 25 Most Significant New York City Novels From the Last 100 Years

Four writers and one bookseller gathered over Zoom to make a list devoted to fiction in which the city is more than mere setting. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-22 09:08:54 UTC ]
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How Big Can the Fall Regional Bookselling Conferences Get?

Executive directors at regional bookseller associations across the country believe that conditions are right for big turnouts at their in-person fall shows. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA to Debut Virtual Children's Conference

The American Booksellers Association is launching a Virtual Children’s Institute on July 13; the daylong digital event includes online education sessions, bookseller idea exchanges, and keynote speeches. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8  Literary Friendships Told Through Letters

In 1995, I left the Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle to teach English in Vietnam. Around that time, my friend and fellow bookseller Janet Brown traveled to Thailand to teach as well. There was no email then, and overseas phone calls were a luxury. So we wrote to one another, meditating on the... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble is finally offering an audiobook service

Barnes & Noble finally has a direct answer to Amazon's purchase of Audible. The bookseller has launched a B&N Audiobooks service in the US that lets you either buy recordings or pay $15 per month for a subscription that offers one recurring monthly credit. You'll have access to more than... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-04-07 16:21:47 UTC ]
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Everything Old Is New Again (Maybe?) (shelftalker)

In which a bookseller appreciates the return of old rhythms from a pre-pandemic past. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-17 13:30:00 UTC ]
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The beloved Gaza bookstore destroyed by an Israeli airstrike will open again next week.

A brief but happy update: The Bookseller has reported that Samir Mansour Bookshop, the largest bookstore in Gaza, will reopen next week after being destroyed by an Israeli airstrike last May. The reopening was made possible by a GoFundMe campaign led by human rights lawyers Mahvish Rukhsana and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-07 16:07:29 UTC ]
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Centenary recording of Ulysses to be read by Eddie Izzard, Margaret Atwood and others

More than 100 writers, artists, comedians and musicians will voice James Joyce’s seminal novel in celebration of its publication a century agoOne hundred years ago, in February 1922, Sylvia Beach, owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company, published James Joyce’s Ulysses, in full, for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-20 09:30:55 UTC ]
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In Defense of Recommending Books You Haven’t Read

Whether you're talking to a bookseller or watching a TikTok, you may be getting a rec from someone who hasn't read the book. And that's okay. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-05 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Ben McFall, ‘the Heart of the Strand,’ Is Dead at 73

He was the longest-tenured bookseller in the history of New York’s most storied bookstore, and he perpetuated its bohemian character. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-30 23:42:37 UTC ]
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Survey says: the Booker is the most important literary prize in the world.

An interesting dispatch from prize world: as The Bookseller reported, a new international survey conducted by Nielsen Book shows publishers, writers, booksellers and media consider the Booker Prize the “most important” literary prize. The Booker’s status isn’t completely out of left field, but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 20:28:47 UTC ]
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Moss steps down at Wordery as Johnson becomes managing director

Rob Moss has announced he will be stepping down from his role as m.d. at online bookseller Wordery.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-21 12:03:25 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches annual Christmas trading survey for indies

The Bookseller is inviting independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas trading survey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 17:57:32 UTC ]
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The Bookseller 150: new talent is intent on broadening reach

Four in 10 of this year’s list of the book trade’s big cheeses are either new entries or 2021 first-timers, reflecting how the pandemic has reshaped publishing leadership. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 00:28:55 UTC ]
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Library audio and ebook loans in 2021 reveal unexpected stars

Alongside Richard Osman and JK Rowling, figures show huge successes for relative unknowns Ellery Adams and Brenda ChapmanThe UK’s library users are widely seen as a traditional bunch when it comes to choosing their next read, but while Richard Osman might have topped the list of the year’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-08 16:34:37 UTC ]
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Mr B's micro-press publishes Sayarer as first original title

Bookseller Nic Bottomley's publishing outfit Fox, Finch & Tepper has signed and published its first original book, an account of an impromptu biking adventure by award-winning travel-writer Julian Sayarer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 08:31:26 UTC ]
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Kathleen Stock: ‘On social media, the important thing is to show your tribe that you have the right morals’

Continuing our series looking behind the headlines of 2021, we speak to the philosophy professor who resigned from Sussex University after protests over her views on gender and transgender rightsGaza bookseller Samir Mansour: ‘It was shocking to realise I was a target’When Kathleen Stock opens... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-05 10:00:51 UTC ]
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Forever and another day

It might seem odd for a magazine called The Bookseller to have a dedicated issue for “booksellers”, but this week’s issue is a dedicated one for, well, booksellers, including our now-annual listing of the Bookshop Heroes, those purveyors of the written word who, when push came to shove in 2021,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 15:21:51 UTC ]
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A room with a view

Last week The Bookseller held its first face-to-face event for 18 months: the FutureBook Conference took place on Friday 19th November, with about 250 delegates, speakers, sponsors, colleagues and volunteers at the event space at 155 Bishopsgate joining the more than 600 individuals who watched... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 13:12:27 UTC ]
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Who should own whom

In the 1980s and 1990s The Bookseller produced a regular article called “Who Owns Whom”, which charted the ongoing agglomeration of British publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-06 11:55:21 UTC ]
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