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Aaliya’s Books Closes Amid Beirut’s Economic and Political Crisis

Aaliya's Books, a much-loved Beirut bookstore named for a character in a Rabih Alameddine novel, has lost the battle to stay open—for now. The post Aaliya’s Books Closes Amid Beirut’s Economic and Political Crisis appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-02 09:25:02 UTC ]
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Yiyun Li on “Decanting” War and Peace

Founded in October 2009 by Rebecca Fitting and Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, Greenlight Bookstore is an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. Combining the best traditions of the neighborhood bookstore with carefully curated, community-minded events, Greenlight has earned a reputation as a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-02 08:53:12 UTC ]
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Want to be a bookseller? This chicken-coop-turned-bookstore is up for grabs.

Big news for booksellers, or even aspiring booksellers: The Times Union has reported that Owl Pen Books, a bookstore nestled in the hills of Washington County, is for sale, along with its 40,000 titles. As perhaps hinted by its location, it’s not just any bookstore: it’s a remodeled hog pen and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-20 17:01:40 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstores in Brooklyn Unionize

A total of 39 employees at two locations of Greenlight Bookstore and one location of Yours Truly, Brooklyn, a stationery store, all located in Brooklyn, N.Y., have voted to join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Guadalajara Publishers and Bookstore Honors in Barcelona

Industry Notes: In Mexico, seven independent publishers form an alliance, and Spain's Liber program honors the 100-year-old Balmes bookstore. The post Industry Notes: Guadalajara Publishers and Bookstore Honors in Barcelona appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-13 20:06:29 UTC ]
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10 Bookstore Romances To Get Lost In

How do you make a book about bookstores even better? With a little romance, of course! Prepare to swoon over these bookstore romances, including Meet Cute Club by Jack Harbon. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-11 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Nach Waxman, Founder of a Bookstore Where Foodies Flock, Dies at 84

A “kitchen anthropologist,” he created a mecca in Manhattan for chefs, writers, scholars, everyday cooks and anyone else who is, well, hungry for culinary knowledge. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-08 00:23:01 UTC ]
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5 Ways Working at a Used Bookstore Changed Me Forever

After working a used bookstore for many years, I picked up some strange habits that I just can't seem to shake. Here are 5 of them. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-06 10:33:00 UTC ]
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How L.A.'s most innovative pop-up bookstore (barely) survived the pandemic

Before Covid, A Good Used Book was a pop-up bookshop thriving across L.A. It's back to physical business this month — at the end of a long, hard road. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-05 13:00:28 UTC ]
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Area man hangs on to dream, reopens bookstore after 25 years.

Well, this is kind of heartwarming. A full quarter-century after shuttering his old store in Bloomington, Indiana, Rick Morgenstern has opened what suddenly becomes the state’s largest independent bookstore. The reboot of the eponymous store has been in the works for years and is reopening in a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-28 18:29:10 UTC ]
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CALIBA Names New Coexecutive Directors

The California Independent Booksellers Alliance announced that Ann Seaton, CALIBA’s former director of operations and Kristin Rasmussen, general manager of {pages} a bookstore in Manhattan Beach, have been appointed coexecutive directors of the association. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Children’s Bookstore set to close after 43 years in Baltimore

After four moves and 43 years as a hub for children’s books and visits by local and nationally renowned authors, The Children’s Bookstore is closing. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2021-07-23 20:26:06 UTC ]
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Yes, I Love Books, But Please Don’t Take Me To a Bookstore

One avid reader on why being taken to the bookstore is way more anxiety-producing than it is enjoyable. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-20 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Saqi Books in London Hit by Monday’s Flash Flooding

An emergency fund has been opened to get quick aid to West London's Saqi Books, a publisher and bookstore reporting severe flood damage. The post Saqi Books in London Hit by Monday’s Flash Flooding appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-13 19:52:32 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: Homer Bookstore

The Homer Bookstore is the oldest continually operating bookstore in Alaska, and one of the few places to buy new books within several hundred miles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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On My Most Embarrassing Literary Encounters (So Far)

As you may recall, right around St. Patrick’s Day in 2020, pretty much every bookstore on earth suspended all in-person author events indefinitely. Since then, book people like us have been cut off from meeting our favorite authors and have had to settle for watching glitchy versions of them on... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-17 08:49:48 UTC ]
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The Most Beautiful House in the Neighborhood, by Kristina Gavran

Fiction Photo by Peter Boccia / Unsplash After renting a room in an Indian family’s house in England, the Croatian tenant becomes privy to one member’s dreams of return. “This is it!” Parvati, a young Indian woman, shows me a tiny room with... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-07 20:25:08 UTC ]
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How Lin-Manuel Miranda and Friends Made an Old Bookstore New

The century-old Drama Book Shop in Manhattan struggled for years. Then “Hamilton” happened. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-07 15:11:17 UTC ]
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A Day in the Life of an Indie Bookseller

Experience a day in the life of an indie bookseller, working at Bosch&deJong boekverkopers, a small bookstore in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-01 10:35:00 UTC ]
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