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Unnamed Press and Rare Bird Now Double as Indie Booksellers

The two Los Angeles–based independent publishers opened North Figueroa Bookshop earlier this month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art of the Hand-Sell: 31 Spooky, Eerie, and Uncanny Books for Halloween

Is there anything scarier than not knowing what great book you’re going to read next? Big love to the booksellers at Exile in Bookville (Chicago, IL), Raven Book Store (Lawrence, KS), Copper Dog Books (Beverly, MA), and The Haunted Bookshop (Iowa City, IA) for their generous recommendations.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-31 08:59:42 UTC ]
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“A Ghost Is a Memory.” On Bodies, Belief, and the Places Ghost Stories Live

The proprietor’s name is Amy (except that, of course, it isn’t). She’s a kind, petite woman in her forties, the owner of a ghost-themed bookstore in a small southern city. I won’t tell you which city. It’s for your own safety. This is, after all, a ghost story. And most importantly: it’s true.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-31 08:57:03 UTC ]
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‘Miracle find’: rare Don Quixote and short stories could sell for €900k

Sotheby’s describes 17th-century Cervantes editions as a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity for collectorsOne day in the early 1930s, a young Bolivian diplomat named Jorge Ortiz Linares walked into the illustrious Maggs Bros bookshop in London to ask if they might have a particularly fine edition... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-06 13:44:15 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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What it was like asking for Salman Rushdie’s work in a Pakistan bookshop | Anonymous

As an aspiring writer I loved many exiled authors, from Márquez to Kundera, but with Rushdie the stakes were raisedIt was more than a decade ago when I was introduced to the work of Salman Rushdie, thanks to the recommendation of a writer in my homeland of Pakistan. As an aspiring writer myself,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-14 14:47:31 UTC ]
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Tarek Abi Samra on Stealing Kant From a Bookstore

Kant’s Thief I entered the bookshop already terrified and sweaty-palmed, determined to steal Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. I would have liked for the whole thing to be over in the blink of an eye. To be able to run as fast as I could to the section where I’d seen the book before, snatch […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-08 08:50:35 UTC ]
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Liberation is having a space to call your own. L.A.'s Reparations Club proves it

For founder and owner Jazzi McGilbert, the concept bookshop and creative space is a physical offering for Black people in L.A. to be themselves. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-06-17 19:58:19 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 2, 2022

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Boardwalk Bookshop by Susan Mallery.`The Boardwalk Bookshop by Susan... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-02 15:17:24 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez’s Darkness and Light

Some days after Barry’s death on December 25, 2020, I pulled every book of his I owned from the shelves around my apartment and stacked them on a corner of my desk. Then I walked down the hill to the used bookshop in the small Oregon town where I live and found several books of […] Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

[ The Paris Review | 2022-05-31 16:36:03 UTC ]
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Aliens Are Us: Sayaka Murata’s Earthlings, by Erik R. Lofgren

Book Reviews Photo by Daniel on Unsplash Readers will naturally and, perhaps, unfortunately, wish to make connections between Sayaka Murata’s (b. 1979) newest novel, Earthlings, translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori (Grove Press, 2021), and her... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-04-19 20:44:40 UTC ]
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Place History: How an L.A. bookshop became the house bar of a literary golden age

L.A. transplant Stanley Rose's short-lived 1930s bookstore and boozy backroom became a literary haven for Chandler, Fante, Faulkner, West and many more. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:44 UTC ]
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Shelf Talkers: The Bookshop in East Nashville, Tennessee

Shelf Talkers is a new series at Lit Hub where booksellers from independent bookstores around the country share their favorite reads of the moment. Here are recommendations from the staff at The Bookshop, a store in East Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 2016. * Kyle Lucia Wu, Win Me Something... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-11 08:51:17 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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Seeking a Promised Humanity through Geopolitical Divisions: Gili Haimovich’s Promised Lands, by Dustin Pickering

Book Reviews Photo by Yousef Espanioly on Unsplash Fahredin Shehu writes of Gili Haimovich’s Promised Lands (Finishing Line Press, 2020), “This book communicates globally giving more than a single book of poems may offer. There is her origin and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-03-09 21:17:53 UTC ]
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Constituting the Human in a Dystopian World: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Klara and the Sun, by Lopamudra Basu

Book Reviews Photo by Dominik Scythe / Unsplash A new book by a Nobel laureate and Booker award-winning author always brings with it a sense of trepidation. Will the new novel live up to the already established high expectations? Klara and the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-03-01 21:50:34 UTC ]
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Roberto Bolaño’s Tantrums, by Ilan Stavans

Essay “Literature was a vast minefield occupied by enemies,” Roberto Bolaño, who enjoyed accruing enemies in the pantheon of Latin American letters, writes in the short story “Meeting with Enrique Lihn” (New Yorker, December 22, 2008): except for a few... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-28 21:05:10 UTC ]
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WLT Book Buzz Episode #5 - Black Voices: 41 Books for Everyone of Any Age from Black Joy to History to Empowerment

News and Events Laura and Bunmi celebrate 41 books by Black authors. From Black joy to history to empowerment, the books on this list provide affirming messages for children and young adults with a special shout-out to NSK Neustadt Prize finalist Jason... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-24 19:13:40 UTC ]
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Sarah White obituary

Anti-racism activist and co-founder of New Beacon Books, Britain’s first specialist black bookshop and publishing companyThe veteran activist Sarah White, who has died aged 80, was for more than half a century a stalwart of initiatives dedicated to anti-colonialism, anti-racism and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-16 19:10:04 UTC ]
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10 Books About Books for Serious Bibliophiles

From reads about lexicographers and bookshop employees to librarians, these books about books, including The Sentence, are for serious bibliophiles only. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-21 11:36:00 UTC ]
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