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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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He watched two missiles destroy his bookshop. 'My soul came out of me'

Samir Mansour's bookstore was a cultural magnet for residents of the Gaza Strip until an Israeli airstrike leveled it. Now he has to start over. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-01 08:00:49 UTC ]
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Eso Won and Crockett Named PW’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year

Publishers Weekly has named the L.A.-based indie bookstore Eso Won Books its Bookstore of the Year, and Simon & Schuster sales rep Toi Crockett has been named PW Sales Rep of the Year. The announcement was made at the inaugural U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We Always Rise.’ A Black-Owned Bookstore in Newark Navigates the Pandemic

Source of Knowledge has been a Newark mainstay for decades. It survived the past year thanks to the generosity of its customers and an owner who provides more than just books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-22 09:00:26 UTC ]
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An afternoon inside a bookstore was as glorious as ever. Here’s what I bought.

At the literary haven Powell’s in Portland, I limited myself to 16 books, including a little something for my grandson. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-19 16:44:24 UTC ]
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Try this easy tactic to trick your brain into making better decisions

When it comes to serious decisions in business or in life, this mental quirk can set us up for catastrophic failure unless we actively work to keep it in check. Imagine this: You’re heading for the cashier at your local bookstore when you pass a display selling coffee mugs for $5. There’s only... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-05-07 05:00:19 UTC ]
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Historic Home of Warwick's Saved After Friends Raise Millions

More than 30 people raised $8.35 million to buy the building that houses Warwick's bookstore in La Jolla, Calif., saving it from having to move from where it has operated since 1952. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Notable New England Bookstores Change Owners

Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vt., and its sister store in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., have been sold to new owners, as has the Norwich Bookstore in Norwich, Vt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London, the New Capital of Middle Eastern and North African Arts, Culture, Music, and Literature, by Malu Halasa

Culture Street mural for Grenfell Tower, with poem by Ben Okri, North Kensington, London, image courtesy of IranWire and #PaintTheChange. London-based writer Malu Halasa canvasses the Middle Eastern and North African culture scene in London,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-19 19:22:28 UTC ]
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Springing Back to the Blog and the Bookstore (shelftalker)

I’m peeking out to post this week and rejoice that the warmth of spring and the end of a long Covid winter lets us all spend some time together. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-19 13:00:00 UTC ]
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New York bookstore figures out the perfect sideline: pickles.

Even in boomtimes it is hard to keep a bookstore afloat: the margins are razor thin and you’re in constant competition for bookbuyers with the largest monopoly in the universe (Am*zon). This is why a lot stores—particularly newer ones—build higher-margin sidelines into their business models…... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-12 14:51:07 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover to Open Children's Bookstore in Denver Suburb

This summer, Tattered Cover Bookstore will open a children's bookstore in Aurora, Colo., a Denver suburb. The new bookstore will be Tattered Cover's fifth outlet and its first children's specialty bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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I Work in a Bookstore. Why Am I Still Shelving “Mein Kampf”?

When Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced it would no longer be publishing six of Dr. Seuss’s books which have aged problematically, the bookstore I work at in Scranton, Pennsylvania had a flurry of very concerned customers. People were coming up with stacks of his books along with an... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 14:26:57 UTC ]
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Show Your Nerd Pride With These Bookstore Pins

10 swoon-worthy bookstore pins that'll show off your nerd cred -- and make you want to hit your local indie ASAP. - Kelly Jensen Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-30 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Tuning into Radio You: A Conversation with Writer-Songwriter Ellen Adams, by Wendy Call

Interviews   Ellen Adams is a singer-songwriter and prose writer who splits her time between Seattle and Montreal. She has been a Lambda Literary Fellow for nonfiction and a Fulbright Fellow researching politically engaged contemporary art in Thailand.... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-03-29 13:25:33 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for Bookstore and Rep of the Year

The five finalists for 2021 Bookstore of the Year reflect the changes that have taken place in the ways that bookstores serve their communities and the increasing role of activism in bookselling today. The five finalists for Rep come from commission groups, Ingram, and the Big Five. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owners look back at a year spent trying to stay afloat. Not all of them succeeded.

Bouncers, hand deliveries and debt became the new reality for shop owners across the country. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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