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The Most Anticipated Debuts of the Second Half of 2020

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has forever changed the world as we know it. A small slice of life that had to shift trajectory is the publishing industry. Debut authors are especially struggling as the books they have worked on for countless years are released into a world without in-person book... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet Ed Vaughn, an understated Black Power icon and former bookstore owner.

It was my best case scenario. Not only did Edward Vaughn pick up the phone, but he was willing and eager to speak. At 85 years old, he had way more energy than me, 60 years his junior, when I called him earlier this week. (An unfortunate cocktail of technological failure and fanboyish... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-25 14:02:32 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-14 10:30:00 UTC ]
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On stories of Black struggle, an iconic L.A. bookstore surges

Sales at Eso Won Books in Los Angeles and other Black bookstores have skyrocketed as Americans seek to educate themselves about the Black experience. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-12 19:36:21 UTC ]
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On stories of Black struggle, an iconic L.A. bookstore surges

Sales at Eso Won Books in Los Angeles and other Black bookstores have skyrocketed as Americans seek to educate themselves about the Black experience. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-12 19:36:21 UTC ]
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On stories of Black struggle, an iconic L.A. bookstore surges

Sales at Eso Won Books in Los Angeles and other Black bookstores have skyrocketed as Americans seek to educate themselves about the Black experience. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-12 19:36:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Go It Alone in Reopening

Many governors across the United States have been eager to the begin the multiphase reopening of businesses, but many bookstore owners are acting more cautiously than state guidelines recommend. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookstore Tattered Cover thinks speaking out is “a slippery slope.” Twitter does not agree.

On Saturday, Denver’s beloved independent bookstore Tattered Cover released a statement “about recent events,” asserting their support for Black Lives Matter, but also defending their silence and explaining that to align the bookstore with any “public debate” is a “slippery slope.” Bookstore... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-08 13:56:08 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:30:41 UTC ]
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Listen to Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning for free.

If your local bookstore is all sold out of its books on anti-racism, good. Finally. Backorder them for yourself. But in the meantime, the audiobook version of Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the 2016 National Book Award... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-04 14:34:08 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-04 13:07:04 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Pandemic Dispatches Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has made... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Cultural Cross Sections Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-02 10:00:04 UTC ]
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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-02 10:00:04 UTC ]
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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-02 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Giuseppe Ungaretti in Oklahoma: The Old Captain’s Last Voyage, by Ivar Ivask

The Once Over Ivar Ivask John Ciardi, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Luciano Rebay, and Ivar Ivask after presentation of the award certificate, Norman, Oklahoma, March 14, 1970 / Photo by Jim Lucas Today (June 1) marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-01 15:51:20 UTC ]
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The Book Industry Charitable Foundation Has Never Been Busier Helping Bookstores

Last August, I wrote about the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, or “Binc,” a Michigan-based non-profit created to support booksellers who have fallen on hard times. If a bookseller winds up in the hospital or a bookstore has a flood, Binc can step in and pay their bills, no questions asked... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-29 08:48:18 UTC ]
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Full Circle Bookstore: A Palace of Minds, by Yousef Khanfar

Cultural Cross Sections Yousef Khanfar Photo by James L.W / Unsplash In January, Full Circle Bookstore was named one of five finalists for Publishers Weekly’s Bookstore of the Year. Palestinian photographer Yousef Khanfar offers the following... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-28 13:17:54 UTC ]
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