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Tom Hanks is publishing a novel, and it sounds exactly like a Tom Hanks movie.

Tom Hanks—who previously spent time crushing a beloved indie bookstore with his discount big box chain (which was then probably crushed by Amazon and yes I am talking about his role in You’ve Got Mail and not his real life)—will publish a novel with Knopf this spring. The book, The Making of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-27 15:17:38 UTC ]
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Denver's BookBar to Close in January

Nicole Sullivan, the owner of Denver's BookBar, a bookstore and wine bar that she founded in 2013, announced that she will close the store on January 31 to focus more on her other business, the Bookies. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Franzen: What Happens If We No Longer Have Bookstore Readings?

Books are written in solitude, but writers do some of their finest work with crowds—in public talks, interviews, and events. The best moments from those strange, dramatic interactions often go missing, however: either they’re never recorded, or nobody will ever find the recordings. Fortunately,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-14 09:05:43 UTC ]
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Strand Bookstore’s $1,500 Bottega Veneta tote bag sucks and I hate it.

Strand Bookstore is taking the idea of the “status tote” to a whole new level and is now selling a special Bottega Veneta limited edition black tote back for $1,500. I hate it. Yes, we here at Lit Hub are definitely part of the Literary Tote Industrial Complex, which traffics in superficial... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-13 13:56:21 UTC ]
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CALIBA Meets in the Capital City

Bookstore visits and author addresses were among the primary events for booksellers attending the California Independent Booksellers Alliance's conference this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Cutest Bookstore Pets in America

There are very few things in the world that we at Electric Lit love more than bookstores, but one of those things is pets. We are absolutely obsessed with our furry friends. It only stands to reason that to our minds, there is no greater place in the world than a bookstore with a pet. […] The... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-09-05 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s another incredibly strange dream-like Chinese bookstore.

With design elements inspired by nearby Tiantai Mountain and the Haishan Islands, a new bookstore in Taizhou City (on China’s central coast) is putting all our cute little corner bookshops to shame. This article was posted in English but is essentially a long string of AI-translated... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-29 14:32:57 UTC ]
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All Things Are Possible: Mario Vargas Llosa on the Eternal Youth of Flaubert’s Writing

Translated by Charlotte Whittle At some point in the last century, I arrived in Paris and that very day bought a copy of Madame Bovary in a bookstore called Joie de Vivre in the Latin Quarter. I stayed up nearly all night reading it and by dawn I knew what kind of writer I wanted […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-29 08:52:14 UTC ]
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Bookstore Spotlight: White Whale Bookstore

We talk with Jill and Adlai Yeomans, owners of White Whale Bookstore in Pittsburgh, Pa., which focuses on literary fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Working at a Used Bookstore Taught Me About Literary Rejection

I think every aspiring writer should work in a used bookstore. For a little while, at least. If nothing else, the ego death is electric. * I am lucky. A fellowship after my MFA has left me with all kinds of time to write and live out this romantic dream job. Ensconced in an Ann […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-24 08:53:03 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Gather at ‘Right-Sized’ CPE

The summer Christian Product Expo (CPE) took place in Lexington, Ky. Aug. 14-16, attracting 648 attendees, including Christian bookstore owners, publishers, authors, and agents for training sessions, product launches, and networking. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Romance Day Bets on the H.E.A. (Happily Ever After)

Almost 400 bookstores plan to participate in Bookstore Romance Day, a combination of virtual programming and national in-store events on August 20. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Rooms for Debate at Joint Bookstore Conference

The just-concluded New Voices New Rooms joint virtual gathering of the New Atlantic and Southern Independent Booksellers Associations delved into such issues as book banning, de-escalating confrontations, and ways to generate additional revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Attention book lovers: your dream job is hiring again.

Yep, you guessed it: “Barefoot Bookseller,” the greatest job in the literary world, is once again accepting applications. Would you like to run a bookstore on a desert island in the Maldives for a year? What if I told you that you weren’t allowed to wear shoes . . . or read the news? I […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-01 13:04:38 UTC ]
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A historic lesbian-owned queer bookstore is fighting to stay open.

I was 13 years old in a suburban mall Barnes & Noble, holding a copy of Please Don’t Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope. The cover—featuring the silhouette of a young cheerleader whose stance seems sarcastic, her pom-poms flopping against gashes of blue and red—was young, angry, and awesome. I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-19 14:56:41 UTC ]
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Love the Smell of Old Books? This Bookseller Would Like You to Leave.

In his grouchy, funny memoir, “A Factotum in the Book Trade,” Marius Kociejowski writes about what a good bookstore should feel like, famous customers he’s served and more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-18 18:02:04 UTC ]
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Bookstore Spotlight: Baldwin & Co.

The New Orleans bookstore is a shop with a mission—to eliminate mass incarceration through the promotion of literacy. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Look through this archive of all the random things people have lost in library books.

In the back of my favorite bookstore in Brooklyn, there’s a wall covered in all the random things the employees have found in the used books they sell: photos, newspaper clippings, notes, receipts, pressed flowers, etc. It’s a fascinating little archive, both meaningless and somehow magical,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-11 14:16:40 UTC ]
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Franklin Fixtures Owners Open Bookstore in Tennessee

The owners of Franklin Fixtures, which supplies retail displays to bookstores, are opening a new independent bookstore and café named Plenty on Spring in Cookeville. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Check out a cool new guide to indie bookstores on the West coast.

Alta Journal just released a map for the Western bookstore road trip of my dreams: it’s a guide to indie bookstores on the West coast (with a few options from the desert and other non-coastal spots thrown in, because why not). A lot of the picks, as to be expected, are clustered around cities... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-29 16:46:35 UTC ]
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