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Bookselling Spotlight: Zenith Bookstore

Zenith Bookstore sells both new and used books, and has become a community hub in a part of the city where residents never expected to have a bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Reframe the Strangeness of The Plague as Sci-Fi Noir

In the early 2010s I lived near a bookstore called KAYO Books, in an area of San Francisco sometimes called Tenderloin Heights. They stocked an incredible array of pulp and genre fiction: two dizzying floors of detective fiction, mysteries, westerns, schlocky movie and TV tie-ins, and erotica.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-24 09:55:50 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘These Precious Days,’ by Ann Patchett

In her essay collection “These Precious Days,” the novelist and bookstore owner explores friendship, marriage and mortality. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-19 15:41:34 UTC ]
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WATCH: Tracy K. Smith and David Lehman Celebrate The Best American Poetry 2021

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 | 2021-11-11 09:49:39 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstore Co-Owner Rebecca Fitting Steps Back

Rebecca Fitting, co-owner of Brooklyn’s Greenlight Bookstore, is leaving the store she cofounded with Jessica Stockton-Bagnulo 12 years ago, and has sold her stake in the business to Stockton-Bagnulo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Library Chicken, WonTon the Bookstore Cat, and Literacy Funding: Your Weekly Dose of Good Bookish News

Here are the best bookish things that happened this week, from library chickens to literacy funding and, of course, WonTon the bookstore cat. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-22 10:42:00 UTC ]
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How Do You Find a Book When You Can’t Remember the Title or the Author?

Anyone who has worked in a bookstore knows only too well that moment when a customer approaches by saying, “So I don’t remember the title, or the author, but—.” And we’ve all been on the other side of the counter, trying to pinpoint something we can’t quite describe at a bookstore (“It’s a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 08:55:42 UTC ]
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An Interview with Autumn (shelftalker)

A bookstore visit to address supply chain concerns and share top picks for the season. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 14:00:00 UTC ]
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An Illustrated Tour of Some of North America’s Beloved, Diverse Indie Bookstores

The following bookstore profiles are from Bibliophile: Diverse Spines, by Jamise Harper and Jane Mount. * LOYALTY BOOKSTORE Silver Spring, Maryland, USA / Washington, DC, USA Instagram: @loyaltybooks What began as a pop-up shop has since become one of the most treasured bookstores in the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-19 08:55:55 UTC ]
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White Whale Bookstore Turns Five, Expands

Pittsburgh’s White Whale Bookstore celebrated its five-year anniversary on October 15 with something special: the grand opening of its newly expanded space. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Another Pandemic Surprise: A Mini Indie Bookstore Boom

Though Covid-19 isn't going anywhere and challenges remain, new independent bookstores are opening up and doing well. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Silverview,’ by John le Carré

“Silverview” features a young bookstore owner in an English seaside town, caught up in an investigation involving two cunning spymasters. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-11 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Rock Stars and Author Trading Cards: Tales from a Decade of Bookstore Events

For more than 20 years, I worked at the Booksmith, an independent bookstore located in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. For half that time, I ran the events program. I worked with publishers in selecting authors, creating a monthly schedule, and banging the drum to make sure... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-24 08:50:35 UTC ]
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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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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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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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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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